Department of Sociology & Anthropology

507 Chafee Building, 10 Chafee Road, Kingston, RI 02881

401.874.2587 (ph); 401.874.2588 (f)

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Program Highlights

  • We are a close community of faculty with a broad spectrum of interests.
  • We offer three different degree programs—each with the flexibility to meet individual interests.
  • We have nationally and internationally known faculty who teach courses at all levels of the curriculum—from introductions to the field to senior seminars and independent study.
  • We offer exciting opportunities for experiential learning in criminal justice, archaeology, sustainable indigenous agriculture, coastal cultures and fisheries, and human services, among others.
  • We support students by providing individual attention and personalized advising.

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  • about 400 undergraduate majors
  • 16 full-time faculty
  • one-third of our students are double majors
  • opportunities for students to conduct research with faculty

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology


  • Minor in Anthropology
  • Minor in Sociology


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