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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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Spring 2014 Dean's List

Spring 2014 Dean's List

Spring 2014 Dean's List

Saint Anselm is pleased to announce that 735 students were named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. ...Read More

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Professors Have Big Plans for Summer

Professors Have Big Plans for Summer

Professors Have Big Plans for Summer

Between commencement on the quad and the start of fall classes, Saint Anselm College professors are busy doing research, designing new courses, writing books, and having almost as much fun as their students....Read More

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College Celebrates Study of the Humanities

College Celebrates Study of the Humanities

College Celebrates Study of the Humanities

On April 29, Saint Anselm College will celebrate the humanities in a program called "Portraits Along the Way: A Tribute to the Humanities Program."...Read More

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Month-Long Series Highlights Humanities and Sciences

Month-Long Series Highlights Humanities and Sciences

Month-Long Series Highlights Humanities and Sciences

Saint Anselm students are writing, performing, studying, researching, and creating. The results of their work include thesis papers, paintings, posters, and more, all of which are on display this month as part of SOAR, a celebration of student achievement....Read More

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Five Faculty Granted Tenure

Five Faculty Granted Tenure

Five Faculty Granted Tenure

Dr. Steven DiSalvo, college president, and the Academic Affairs Committee of the college's Board of Trustees announce that five full-time faculty members have been granted tenure....Read More

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Sociology
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 641-7122
sociology@anselm.edu