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A photo of a Cal U student participating in an archeological dig.A photo of a Cal U student participating in an archeological dig.

Department of Modern Languages, Philosophy and Socio-Cultural Studies

Students enrolled in the Department of Modern Languages, Philosophy and Socio-Cultural Studies will gain a greater understanding of the cultural influences that affect human thinking and interactions.

Through the disciplines of language, philosophy, anthropology and sociology, the department offers programs focusing on human life and culture.

Modern Languages and Cultures

Technological advances in communication and transportation have led to a global economy that values employees who are fluent in multiple languages and knowledgeable about other cultures.  

Philosophy

The philosophy program analyzes the fundamentals of life and how we think about them. Philosophy students learn to think logically and to present their thoughts in writing.

Sociology, Applied Sociology, Social Sciences

Sociology investigates the structure of groups, organizations and societies, and how people interact within these boundaries. Students in this program learn to use sociological theories to conduct research and understand patterns of human behavior.

Anthropology

Anthropology students study people and cultures from biological, communication, social interaction and archaeological perspectives. With degree concentrations in archaeology and forensics, this program can lead to a variety of careers.

Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies is a multidisciplinary degree designed to produce well-rounded individuals. Students may select courses from the humanities, natural sciences or social sciences programs.

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Office Location:
Manderino Library 450

Phone:
724-938-4246