Sociology and Anthropology
400 E. University Street
Wooster, OH 44691
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In the senior year, each student works with a faculty mentor to conduct an intensive investigation of a subject of the student's choosing, which results in the senior Independent Study thesis. Recent students have investigated folklore and oral traditions in rural Ohio, the place of dreams in the Sioux culture, and tuberculosis as a symptom of poverty in Ecuadorian society.
In the senior year, each student works with a faculty mentor to conduct an intensive investigation into a subject of the student's choosing, which results in the Independent Study thesis. Recent students have explored major social problems such as crime, homelessness, or poverty as well as issues affecting individuals and families such as college dating behavior, the effects of athletic participation on academic performance, and working mothers.
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