Why Study Sociology, Anthropology, or Social Work at Juniata?
"I love Sociology at Juniata because every day I learn something new about myself, my social environment at home, the social environment at Juniata and society as a whole. Every day I feel even more prepared to face the world and contribute to it in significant ways."
Brittany Gregory '11
Perhaps it's because you recognize that your greatest interest is how human beings create and sustain societies and solve the problems of living together!
Our department incorporates three closely related academic programs, offering students exceptional opportunities to develop strong interdisciplinary perspectives in their growing understanding of social and cultural realities.
Explore what is unique to each program
Each program in the department:
- Gain vital experience interning, volunteering, studying abroad and trying specialized programs like Urban Immersion.
- Mold your own program of study to include social work, sociology, anthropology and, well, anything.
- Research as an undergraduate. Present your findings at Juniata’s Liberal Arts Symposium and at other undergraduate research conferences.
- Work at social organizations or pursue graduate study in a variety of fields including bioanthropology, forensic science, social welfare and archeology.
Interested in Sociology, Anthropology, or Social Work?
- Juniata Students Showcase Research at Liberal Arts Symposium
- Artifacts from Colonial Fort Shirley on Display at Juniata's Beeghly Library
- Juniata Receives $100,000 Grant to Redefine Liberal Arts Curriculum