First-Year Students’ Guide
Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton College! (We often abbreviate it as SOAN.) Here you'll find answers to questions that new students frequently ask about our department. If you have other questions, we encourage you to contact the Student Departmental Advisers, our administrative assistant, Liz Musicant, or our Department Chair, Annette Nierobisz.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What are sociology and anthropology?
- What classes can I take as a new student in SOAN?
- Who are the SOAN professors, and what do they study?
- What's it like to major in Sociology and Anthropology?
- Where can I study abroad through SOAN?
- What kind of senior project (comps) is required for SOAN majors?
- What can I do after graduating with a SOAN major?