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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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Students and Alumnae Recognized for Service and Leadership

Students and Alumnae Recognized for Service and Leadership

Students and Alumnae Recognized for Service and Leadership

Saint Anselm College recognized two alumnae and 20 students for their unwavering dedication to volunteer efforts at the college’s 23rd annual Paul S. Coleman Volunteer Service and Leadership Awards....Read More

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98% of the Class of 2015 Employed, in School, Volunteering

98% of the Class of 2015 Employed, in School, Volunteering

98% of the Class of 2015 Employed, in School, Volunteering

Within six months of graduating, 98% of Saint Anselm College's class of 2015 were continuing their education, working full-time, and volunteering around the globe....Read More

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Muslim Student Association Hosts Dinner to Promote Interreligious Dialogue

Muslim Student Association Hosts Dinner to Promote Interreligious Dialogue

Muslim Student Association Hosts Dinner to Promote Interreligious Dialogue

In an effort to raise awareness for the need of interreligious dialogue, the Saint Anselm College Muslim Student Association (MSA) is hosting a charity dinner and discussion at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics on Thursday, April 7 at 5 p.m....Read More

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Thirty-nine Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Thirty-nine Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Thirty-nine Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Saint Anselm College has announced the acceptance of 39 students by the Delta Epsilon Sigma national scholastic honor society. The new members were inducted into the Tau chapter of the Society in ceremonies at Saint Anselm College....Read More

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Saint Anselm College Inducts 45 Students into Alpha Lambda Delta Society

Saint Anselm College Inducts 45 Students into Alpha Lambda Delta Society

Saint Anselm College Inducts 45 Students into Alpha Lambda Delta Society

Saint Anselm College has announced the acceptance of 45 students into the Alpha Lambda Delta national scholastic honor society. The new members were inducted into the Society in ceremonies at Saint Anselm College....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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