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What is Sociology?

The study of sociology gives the student an understanding and appreciation of the nature of society, social institutions, and people as social beings and creators of culture.

Through systematic investigation and analysis, students gain knowledge and insight into the complex relatinships found in the modern world. Students are then better prepared to make intelligent judgments in their own lives and to contribute more effectively to society and the world.

Sociology as a Foundation

Sociology provides a background for pursuing further study in sociology, business, law, social work, social services, counseling, communications and other related areas.

Where are Sociology Majors Employed?

Sociology prepares students for employment in the public and private sectors in such areas as:

  • management
  • public relations
  • human resources
  • applied research
  • public policy
  • administration
  • teaching

Saint Anselm College's program in sociology allows students to focus on general sociology or social work.

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College Offers Winter Break Online Courses

College Offers Winter Break Online Courses

College Offers Winter Break Online Courses

Saint Anselm College students interested in earning additional credits are offered three online courses during Winter Break. The courses run from December 19, 2016 to January 16, 2017....Read More

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Study Abroad Takes Students Around the World

Study Abroad Takes Students Around the World

Study Abroad Takes Students Around the World

Saint Anselm students this fall are taking their studies abroad, from England and Scotland, to Spain, New Zealand, and more....Read More

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College Participates in Enough is Enough Campaign

College Participates in Enough is Enough Campaign

College Participates in Enough is Enough Campaign

Saint Anselm College will join the discussion about respect on college campuses by participating in "Enough is Enough" week, a national campaign promoting safe environments on college campuses....Read More

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Saint Anselm Engages With Election 2016

Saint Anselm Engages With Election 2016

Saint Anselm Engages With Election 2016

A series of academic lectures and panels, and numerous media appearances by Saint Anselm faculty experts have provided insight on the 2016 election....Read More

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A Growing Global Exchange

A Growing Global Exchange

A Growing Global Exchange

Exposure to the diversity of different cultures continues­ to grow at Saint Anselm College as the Theology Department plans an exchange program with Radboud University in the Netherlands, following the model of the eight-year exchange pioneered by the Philosophy Department....Read More

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Tauna Sisco, Chair
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive #1677
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 656-6031
tsisco@anselm.edu

Alumni Profile

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Katharine Winner, class of 2012

Katharine Winner, a Master's of Social Work (MSW) student at the University of Pennsylvania attributes where she is today to her time spent at Saint Anselm College. "All of the experiences that I had while at St. A's pointed me in the direction of social work and to help others".

Read Katharine's profile on our spotlight on alumni page.

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