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Sociology and Anthropology BS

Immerse yourself in understanding global topics of critical importance, such as the economy, politics, society, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, urban studies, health, and culture.

Program skills

All students are able to: assess and appropriately use qualitative and quantitative research methods in the study of social and cultural phenomena; identify contemporary social problems and determine how the approaches of sociology, anthropology, or urban studies could be applied to address them; analyze regional and cultural diversity in the organization of human societies; and analyze the roots of and mechanisms for the perpetuation of social inequalities.

Program facilities equipment

The Field Linguistics and Language Documentation Lab at RIT is a linguistics lab for studies of descriptive linguistics, field linguistics, and the documentation and revitalization of endangered languages. We engage in linguistics and interdisciplinary research projects making use of digital media and technology.

Program job titles reported

Archaeologist; Foreign Service Officer; Social Worker; Urban Community Developer

Select program hiring partners

Arkansas School for the Deaf, Bell, Causewave Community Partners, Genesee Country Village & Museum, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester Museum & Science Center


  • Non-Profit

  • K-12 Education

  • Other Industries

  • Higher Education


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 40.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 40.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%