From studying human societies of the ancient past and present to learning how to take action in your community, explore the history and enduring patterns of our social and political structures in the University of Central Missouri’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Studies.
No matter which degree program you pursue at UCM, our Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Studies will empower you to understand and address our society’s most critical issues.
Explore culture and community in these areas of study
Nationally recognized for social studies
Flexible online class options
Small class sizes, big opportunities
At the University of Central Missouri, our Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Studies strives to empower students like you to understand the intricacies of our most pressing challenges — and to help you prepare to tackle them:
Graduates from the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Studies hold invaluable, in-demand skills — research, data analysis, critical thinking and communication, among others — they can apply to nearly any career field. These have enabled them to begin careers in diverse settings such as fulfilling refugee resettlement services, serving Freedom of Information Act requests in federal offices and supporting sustainable development in non-governmental organizations. A degree or minor from one of our Sociology, Anthropology or Social Studies programs offers an advantage for any number of careers in:
You’ll also be well-poised to pursue graduate studies before entering the workforce, if that’s the path you choose. Our alumni have found success through master’s programs at many prestigious universities.
Undergraduate Majors and Minors