Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Mission statement

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology exists to educate students in the principles, methods, and contents of sociology and anthropology/archaeology; to conduct scholarly endeavors in these fields; and to provide service activities for the Department, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, Missouri State University, the State of Missouri, the human community, and discipline-based organizations. We carry out these endeavors within the context of the public affairs mission of the University.