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Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Anthropology (SCJA)


Cultivating an appreciation of diversity and fostering social responsibility,
preparing students to engage as informed and enlightened citizens. 


Thinking About Fall Internships? Is Your Resume Ready to Beat the ATS?

If you’re already asking yourself “What’s an ATS?” then keep reading…it’s important!

ATS stands for Applicant Tracking System, a general descriptor for a type of software that many companies, large and small, use to manage inbound job applications. These systems …

By Rick DelVecchio
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​Opportunity for SHS and CAS seniors in Spring 2022–Capstone with travel to Ghana

For this School of Health Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences capstone, we will travel to Ghana in January 2022 for two weeks prior to the start of the Spring 2022 semester. The capstone course will be taken as …

By Danielle Pomponi
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Think Like A Recruiter To Prepare For Your Next Interview

One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is to think like a recruiter. Not sure how to do this? One great way is to read what THEY read. For every article you Google seeking advice on how …

By Rick DelVecchio
Rick DelVecchio Director of Career Development Rick DelVecchio
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Have you ever considered a micro-internship?

Quinnipiac University has launched an opportunity for students and recent grads to provide immediate help on professional tasks. Learn how you can gain valuable experience, while helping companies get work done.

Your time in the College of Arts & Sciences …

By Rick DelVecchio
Rick DelVecchio Director of Career Development Rick DelVecchio
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Fulbright U.S. Student Program and other international post-graduate scholarship/fellowship opportunities

The US Fulbright Student program fully funds post-baccalaureate study, independent research or English teaching assistantships in countries all over the world for recent college graduates, including graduate students.

Students in any major and all graduate students (without PhDs) are eligible to …

By Mary Paddock
Mary Paddock Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Interdisciplinary Studies, Executive Director, Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies, Fulbright Program Adviser Mary Paddock
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Featured Classes

WS/CJ/SO/AN 200-4, Special Topics: Rape Crisis Victim Advocacy (3 credits)

Prof. Lauren Sardi
Important Notice: Please be advised that the person reviewing all applications for this course is a responsible employee under our Title…

AN 243: Ancient Food for Thought

Prof. Julia Giblin
In this course, students explore the origins (and consequences) of food production and consumption from an anthropological perspective. Participants examine…

AN 300: Life After Death in London

Prof. Jaime Ullinger
Human burials can inform us about social organization, health, and lived experiences in the past. In this course, we will…

CJ 355: Crime and Media

Prof. Alan Bruce
Examine the impact of mass media upon how we think about crime and our responses to it. This course is…

SO 244: Social Stratification

Prof. Sue Hudd
This course examines systems of inequality and how they grow out of, and are reinforced by, both structural and cultural…

SO 101: Introduction to Sociology

Prof. Sue Hudd
Our society and culture influence who we are, how we feel about ourselves, and how we interact with others. This…

AN 220: Anthropology of Development

Prof. Hillary Jeanne Haldane
American students are often asked to consider how they can change the world. In this class, we turn the question…

CJ 360: Who We Are: Examining Status in America

Prof. Steve McGuinn
The “Inside-Out” Prison Exchange program is part of a national movement giving undergraduate students (outside students) and prisoners (inside students)…

CAR 150 – Introduction to Excel

Interested in becoming an Excel power user? Consider the online course CAR-150: Intro to Excel. You’ll be amazed how useful…

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Career Resources

360 Senior Success Center
Bioanthropology Research Institute (Imaging Science and Bioarchaeology)

Gain real, hands-on research lab and field experience, such as examine Bronze Age cremations in Hungary, use microCT to exam …

Bobcat Connect

Bobcat Connect is an easy-to-use platform for informal mentorship, networking and career support — designed exclusively for Quinnipiac students and alumni …

Career Competencies

Want to know what employers want? The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) publishes an annual list created by …

CAS360 Navigator

The 360 Navigator is designed to help you understand how you can, with guidance from your advisors, chart your path …

Cover Letter Writing Guide

A well-written cover letter can often be the difference between getting an interview and getting a rejection letter. You should send …

Academic Resources

CAR 295 - Internship for Credit

The CAR295: CAREER PRACTICUM course, which gives course credit for internships.


Student Incident Policy (Accident and Injury)

Approved policy for Quinnipiac University students who are involved in an accident or suffer an injury while participating in a …

Why do I need an advisor? What role do they serve?
Your academic advisor is here to assist you with …

IDEAL Courses

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a number of courses that focus on people in societies who have been …

MBA in Health Care Management 4+1 Program

Students apply in their junior year

Through the 4+1 MBA – Health Care Management (MBA-HCM) program, students earn a BA in …

Graduate School Preparation

ETS - Testing info from creators of GRE | GMAT | LSAT | MCAT

Tips on GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT and other graduate level testing

MBA in Health Care Management 4+1 Program

Students apply in their junior year

Through the 4+1 MBA – Health Care Management (MBA-HCM) program, students earn a BA in …

This site offers a large list of graduate schools! Thousands of options at hundreds of colleges and universities, across masters …

Tips for Requesting a Letter of Recommendation:

Ask those who know you and also can evaluate your capabilities. Ask the …

Professional Associations

The American Federation of Teachers

The AFT was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.7 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.

Teach For America

Our people start in low-income classrooms, where the stakes are high. We help them become teachers who can expand students’ …

The American Association for Public Opinion Research

AAPOR is the leading professional organization of public opinion and survey research professionals in the U.S.

The American Society on Aging

ASA supports the enhancement of the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of …

National Association for Professional Gerontologists

Recognizing a core body of Gerontological knowledge held by individuals who provide quality services and programming for older adults.

The Gerontological Society of America

GSA’s principal mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general …