Our Sociology/Anthropology Program prepares you for some of the most fascinating and rewarding careers by exploring connections among individuals, societies and culture. This program introduces you 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 structure. Sociology Major Field Tests (MFT) scores put Truman graduates in the top 5-10% of programs nationwide.
- Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology
- Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Anthropology
- Anthropology Minor
- Sociology Minor
Some majors teach how to be successful in a specific field, but sociology has taught me how to be a better member of society. My eyes were opened to different perspectives and beliefs, many of which I had no idea existed before my time here. The department has given me incredible knowledge and resources that have prepared me to take the next step in my personal and professional life, and I cannot wait to see where this path leads.
October 16, 2018
Emily Russell, Executive Director of the Human Trafficking Task Force with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, spoke to students in JUST 402: Victimology on Oct. 16. She addressed various ways human trafficking presents in Missouri, effects on victims and current initiatives to address this issue.
October 16, 2018
Justice Systems student Savannah Shaon is currently completing a review of “Understanding Violence and Victimization” (Meadows, 2019) with anticipated publication in the International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences. Dr. Curtis Blakeley says, “Shaon has a talent for writing and has decided to put those talents to good use.” Savannah’s review will be read worldwide and […]