The disciplines of sociology and anthropology provide the foundation for an integrated curriculum in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. The overall goal of the department is to provide students with a program that enables them to comprehend the diversity and similarities of societies from a broad range of cross-cultural and historical settings.
Sociology and Anthropology graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:
Gov. Relations, Oregon Health & Science Univ.
Teacher, Kent School District
Business Analyst, Intuit
Social Worker, Eastern Washington University
Congressional Liaison, Federal. Emerg. Mgmt.
Writer, Assoc. for Trauma and Prevention
Claims Team Leader, Progressive Insurance
Chaplain, California Pacific Medical Center
Juvenile Detention Officer, Pierce County
Project Consultant, Family Services of NE Wis.
Executive Director, White Center Community
Public Finance Analyst, Wedbush Securities
Visit the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network to see a complete list of graduates who've volunteered to speak with students about their career path. (SOAN majors may be listed under Comparative Sociology.)
Read extended interviews about Alumni Career Paths.
Learn more about the benefits of a Puget Sound Degree.
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