Study for both career and life
You may be surprised to learn that attending SFA is not all about memorizing facts. In our department, we provide an intellectually stimulating academic program that aids you in learning career skills like reasoning, communication and problem-solving. Here, you’ll find the type of academic experience that will not only prepare you for graduate studies or an interesting career – it will enable you to be a better citizen of the global community.
A message from the department chair, Dr. Ray Darville
Welcome to the Department of Anthropology, Geography and Sociology. Our multi-disciplinary faculty and staff strive to provide transforming educational experiences for students interested in pursuing careers in our social sciences. Our department priorities are introducing students to the core knowledge of our disciplines, helping students to acquire skills for the 21st century, engaging our students in field-based learning, as well as leading them to explore careers, lifelong learning and civic engagement. We offer majors in geography, sociology with anthropology emphasis, sociology with gerontology emphasis and a major in sustainable community development. Our students graduate with the knowledge and ability to enter a rich variety of careers, but we tailor our curriculum to meet student interests and career goals.
Ray Darville, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Department of Anthropology, Geography and Sociology
Academic programs and areas of study
SFA’s Department of Anthropology, Geography and Sociology houses several disciplines that share a common theme: learning how people throughout the world cope and connect in the past, present and future. The department offers the following degrees:
- Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in sociology (general sociology)
- Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in sociology (anthropology emphasis)
- Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in sociology (gerontology emphasis)
- Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in geography
- Bachelor of Arts in sustainable community development