Check Out SAPH's Instagram Account

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The SAPH department would like to welcome everyone to our Instagram account:  @umbc.saph Please follow us on our Instagram page for updates on events,...

Posted: April 15, 2024, 2:16 PM

Social Dimensions of Health Certificate

The certificate is open to all undergraduate majors!

Add our Social Dimensions of Health Certificate to your major now!  Interested? Scan the QR code for more information or click the link below:...

Posted: April 15, 2024, 2:12 PM


Come learn about the Fulbright Program -- and eat pizza 🙂

Hey SAPH Students! Have you ever thought about living abroad for a year after you graduate?  Are you interested in teaching English?  Doing independent research?  Enrolling in graduate...

Posted: April 3, 2024, 9:29 AM


Help Support Our Students in Your Program of Choice

#CAHSSGIVES Starts Now! Join us for 36 hours of giving in support of our UMBC College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students. The College is pledging to provide a study abroad grant...

Posted: March 13, 2024, 1:32 PM

Apply for our Master's Program in Applied Sociology!

We are still accepting applications for the Fall semester

Our Master's Program in Applied Sociology is still accepting applications for the Fall Semester. Prospective students are welcome to contact us for more information. If you are a UMBC student, ask...

Posted: March 1, 2024, 1:47 PM

New Summer Research Training Course! (SOCY 497/698)

Hello SAPH students! Our department is offering a brand new summer course on "Interdisciplinary Social Science Research Training" (SOCY 497/698). This course will be in-person 3x/week (T W Th,...

Posted: February 19, 2024, 5:34 PM

Free Membership for Undergrads (Gerontological Society)

Hello Sociology, Anthropology, & Public Health, For any undergraduates interested in the topic of aging, the national society for aging--The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)--has made...

Posted: February 15, 2024, 5:23 PM

Winter 2024 Course Highlight

Register for your GEP credit now!

Course Description: Sociological analysis of the types of minority-majority group relations and the effects of these relationships on society and the groups and the individuals involved. 

Posted: December 18, 2023, 10:34 AM

Winter 2024 Course Highlight

Register for your GEP credit now!

Course Description: A survey of American social problems designed for the general student. Topics typically include race and ethnic conflict, crime and delinquency, population and inequality.

Posted: December 11, 2023, 1:01 PM