Jan J. DeAmicis, Ph.D.
Chair of Sociology/Anthropology
120 DePerno Hall

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Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Studying Sociology and Anthropology:
The UC Advantage

The sociology and anthropology major allows you to build valuable knowledge in these very closely related fields, bringing

Sociology and Anthropology at Utica College

you a broad, holistic understanding of human nature, culture, and social organization that will enrich your life both personally and professionally.   

With a highly accomplished faculty that has earned broad respect in both disciplines, UC's major in sociology and anthropology combines a strong focus on research with numerous opportunities for real-world experiences, including internships, field work, and more.   


The sociology and anthropology program at UC features five concentrations:
  • Archaeology
  • Criminology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Gender
  • Major Elective Concentration
Study areas include:
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Medical anthropology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Historical archaeology
  • Religion
  • Criminology
  • Gender
  • Statistics
  • Social science research methods
  • Sociology and Anthropology theory
In addition to internships, field trips, and other learning opportunities, sociology and anthropology majors may also participate in Utica College's annual forensic anthropology field school in Butrint, Albania.

For specific program details, see academic requirements >

Program Student Learning Goals

Career Outcomes

The sociology and anthropology major prepares you for professional accomplishment in:
  • Social Services
  • Government
  • Teaching
  • Business
...and provides a strong foundation for advanced study in a range of disciplines.

UC sociology and anthropology alumni have taken leadership positions at:
  • The Social Security Administration
  • University of Arizona
  • National Development Council/Grow America Fund
  • The National Park Service
  • Owen D. Young Central School (upstate New York)