The Society and Environment Department at Truman offers academic programs that introduce students to perspectives for understanding human behavior and human conditions at levels that range from individuals in society to variability in social and cultural patterns and the organization of larger social structures. While sociology focuses more on large-scale, industrialized societies like the one we live in, anthropology also emphasizes smaller-scale societies and long-term patterns of biological and cultural change.
Academic Programs in the Society and Environment Department
Certificates will be presented to new members of the Cultural & Societal Honors Society this month. Founded three years ago the name was chosen to represent what anthropologists and sociologists strive to achieve in the work that they do. The goal is to attain a deeper understanding of cultures, societies, and peoples on both a […] Read More