The Social Sciences Department at Cal Poly offers bachelor’s degrees and minors in Anthropology-Geography and Sociology, as well as a minor in Latin American Studies. Within each major, students are required to choose a concentration relevant to their future career endeavors. The Anthropology-Geography major concentrations include global studies and international development, environmental studies and sustainability, and human ecology. Sociology majors can choose a concentration in criminal justice, organizations, or social services.
Students are trained in applied technical skills including GIS, remote sensing, research design, social data collection, and qualitative/quantitative methodology.
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Senior Projects from 2009
Tattoos: A Marked History, Audrey Porcella
The Relationshiop Between Gender Inequality and HIV/AIDS in Africa, Nayree L. Sheldon
A Tri-Disciplinary Analysis of Religion, Alicia Wallace
Clean Water for Developing Countries, Hilary Wighton