Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology - Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology - Christopher Newport University

Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

Are you ready to make a change in the world? Let us show you how.

Our faculty devote themselves to seeing you thrive both academically and professionally. As they work closely with you, sharing their expert knowledge, they apply scientific and humanistic perspectives to an exploration of diverse topics and concepts:

  • Urban and rural life
  • Family and inter-group relationships
  • Social class and race
  • Cross-cultural comparisons
  • Health care
  • The environment
  • Technology and communications
  • Social movements
  • Contemporary social issues

Vast possibilities await you in CNU’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology. Your CNU experience will entail more than classroom studies. Within our department you can enhance your education in various ways:

  • Internships in a number of professional fields
  • Independent undergraduate research
  • Sociology Club
  • Phi Alpha national social work honor society
  • Alpha Kappa Delta national sociology honor society
  • Alpha Phi Sigma national criminal justice honor society
  • Lea Pellet Travel Award and study abroad opportunities
  • Service Learning and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Rally in the Valley: Each year the Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Work, Virginia consortium of Social Educators and accredited social work programs across Virginia has a conference, "Rally in the Valley", for social work students. The conference offers a variety of workshops, keynote speakers, and will include an MSW graduate school fair.
Be the change you want to see in the world - Mahatma Gandhi
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