Watt combines anthropology adventures with music outreach

The flexibility of OCAAT gave student Ian Watt the chance to found OCTAVE Living and Learning Community, which gives free music lessons to children in need, while still excelling academically. Read More

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Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology

Our courses offer students new perspectives on the world as they study people and ways of life different from their own. At Cornell, we believe this learning gains more depth through direct participation.

Cornell's One Course At A Time schedule enables immersion experiences through off-campus courses and independent projects. And the college's civic engagement minor provides a way for students to combine academic experiences with opportunities for service learning.