ChooseWhy Choose This Program?

Why Study Sociology/Anthropology at Goucher?

Our program offers a combined major and minor in anthropology and sociology. We provide 具有扎实的社会科学研究基础和写作能力,并提供了一系列 有趣的课程,将帮助你更好地理解人类的复杂性 behavior and social structures. Some of our particular areas of focus include health 福利,医疗保健系统,不平等,社会和种族正义,文化 sustainability, and identity. You’ll also have opportunities to participate in community-based 学习和可以选择拿起一个卫生和医学集中或社会 justice concentration, if it suits your needs. 



LearnWhat Will You Learn?

What Will You Learn?

 Sociologists and 人类学家研究个体如何通过集体行动, create and change patterns of social relations. Both disciplines emphasize a critical, historical, and comparative perspective in their study of life in contemporary societies. In their search for understanding, sociologists and anthropologists examine a variety of areas, from family life to globalization and political change.

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DoWhat Will You Do?

What Will You Do?

我们的课程为学生的职业生涯做好准备,这些职业需要很强的分析能力和写作能力 skills and a sophisticated understanding of social processes and structures. Our alums 继续攻读研究生学位,成为成功的企业家, leaders of consulting firms, faculty members, and as federal and state government employees, to name a few.



Major & Minor Program Contact
Carolyn Schwarz,系主任,人类学副教授:健康与幸福,健康 care delivery, morality, religion, ethnographic methods

Full-Time & Half-Time Faculty
Jamie Mullaney,教务副教务长,社会学教授:文化与认知, qualitative methods, time, identity, sociology of emotions

Sadie Ridgeway社会学助理教授:医学社会学、健康差异、身体、 污名和歧视,定量和调查方法,青年和生命历程

Carolyn Schwarz,人类学副教授:健康与幸福,卫生保健服务, morality, religion, ethnographic methods

Janet Hinson Shope,负责机构研究与有效性的副校长,教授 of Sociology: gender, health, sexual violence

Daniel Swann社会学助理教授:种族、无神论、CRT、社会心理学、宗教、 rhetoric and public discourse, methods, political sociology

Rory Turner,人类学助理教授:非物质文化遗产/民俗,文化 可持续发展,人类学理论,非洲表现文化,民族志,仪式 and performance

Part-Time Faculty
Patty Greenberg

Affiliate Faculty
Jennifer Bess,和平研究副教授:美洲原住民研究尤其相关 to agriculture and foodways, health justice, and global health

Mark Ingram, Professor of French: Cultural anthropology, public art and urban studies, place and space, performing arts, anthropology of Europe (France, especially)

Matthew Van Hoose人类学助理教授:流行音乐、表演、符号学、社会语言学 变异,语言意识形态,媒体研究,历史与记忆,历史与人类学 of Latin America (especially Uruguay), ethnography of work

Study Abroad

云顶集团(Goucher College)的社会学/人类学专业和云顶集团都将出国留学作为一个整体 component of their studies. Some choose to pursue semester long programs that afford 他们有机会实地考察和研究他们感兴趣的主题,如 移民、生态旅游、种族灭绝、可持续发展和保健服务. 还有一些人与国际大学的知名学者一起学习,这些大学提供多样化的课程 and comparative perspectives on abiding disciplinary issues in the classroom. Many 学生将在随后的课程中使用他们在国外学习期间产生的研究和想法 study in Baltimore, in internships, and in their Capstone projects.

许多学生还参加了云顶集团海外强化课程(ICA)课程, sometimes in addition to semester long study. Regardless of the type of program, study 《云顶集团》具有很强的教育意义,它提供了文化相对主义的深刻教训 以及对人类学和社会学想象力的价值的更好理解 our globally connected world.

Program faculty lead several ICAs. These SOA 272 courses provide rich opportunities 在充满活力的研究环境中与教师进行深入深入的工作,例如 as Bali, Costa Rica, and South Africa.


Office of Global Education

Opportunities & Internships

Alpha Kappa Delta & Lambda Alpha Honor Societies

Junior and senior majors who have achieved the requisite grade point average of 3.5 in a minimum of four sociology/anthropology courses are invited to become members of Alpha Kappa Delta or Lambda Alpha, the honorary societies in sociology and anthropology. It is the tradition of the 帮助支付学生进入AKD的费用,所以费用是可以的 not prohibit anyone deserving of this honor from receiving it.

Community-Based Learning

Community-based learning或服务性学习,是学生主动将他们的学术工作联系起来的一种方式 with direct experience in the community. By combining hands-on work in the community 随着课程提供的学术框架跨课程作业,学生 gain a rich experience of social issues. Students learn about the workings of community, 遇到与种族、阶级、特权相关的差异,获得更深层次的理解 about social justice, and are able to do work that is beneficial to others. They also gain a greater understanding of themselves. Community-based learning emphasizes academic rigor, reflection, and developing ongoing community partnerships. Community-based 学习可以是任何学科和任何学术部门的一部分:人文学科,社会学科 sciences, sciences and the arts.

云顶集团大学,以社区为基础的学习是越来越多的学术课程的一部分. Many but not all of our programs are connected to central Baltimore, the historic 云顶集团所在地,巴尔的摩当地也正在建立新的合作伙伴关系 County.


实习帮助学生探索可能性,云顶集团课堂学习,并有所收获 experience. Explore internships and credit options.

Student Employment

Student employment connects students to both on and off-campus opportunities. The Career Education Office 为有或没有联邦工作学习的学生提供资源和支持 jobs, submit applications, and learn more about the job search process. Students have access to Handshake -一个招聘、活动、简历/求职信和职业管理的网站.

Major & Career Exploration

探索职业选择,选择专业,做出职业决定是一个多步骤的过程 process in which all students are encouraged to engage early and often. Goucher students have a variety of resources available through the Majors and Career page to assist them in this process.

Job Search

A Goucher education prepares students for today’s job market and beyond. Students can explore job opportunities and access job search resources through the CEO Job Search page.

Graduate & Professional School

Students access resources for searching and applying to graduate and professional school through the CEO Graduate and Professional School page,通过教职员工,或利用自己的资源,网络和 tools.

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School 4+1 BA/MS Program

云顶集团和约翰霍普金斯大学凯里商学院也招收云顶集团的学生 a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree program. This 4+1 program 他拥有云顶集团大学的学士学位和约翰大学的理学硕士学位 霍普金斯大学的商业分析和风险管理,信息系统,医疗保健 management, finance, or marketing. Students can apply during their junior year. GRE 或GMAT考试已被豁免,但申请人必须达到最低累积GPA 3.25 or better and have passed some quantitative reasoning courses with a grade of B or better.

Alumni SpotlightChevron iconAuni Gelles '10

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Auni Gelles '10

“这个社区让云顶集团大放异彩:你可以了解两个学生 and faculty well, and that gives you a leg up when you're going into the world to look for jobs.”

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