What Can I Do With A Major In Sociology?


Sociology is the academic discipline focusing on the systematic study of people in interaction with one another and in organized relationships.

The emphasis is on understanding how people relate to one another and why they act the way they do.

The program's goal is to help students reach an understanding of sociology and to connect this understanding with the actual social world.


Career Opportunities

  • Career/Guidance Counselor
  • Child Care Center Administrator
  • Child Support Services Worker
  • Clinical Sociologist
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • Community Welfare Worker
  • Criminalist
  • Equal Opportunity Representative
  • Family Caseworker
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Government Service Executives
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • Human Resources Management Adviser
  • Human Resources Management Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Missionary Worker
  • Museum Curator
  • Museum Technicians and Conservator
  • Parole Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Scientific Linguist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Social Psychologist
  • Social Science Research Assistant
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Social Worker
  • Sociologist
  • Sociology Professor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Survey Researcher
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Youth Services Specialist

Related Skills

  • Decision Making
  • Face to Face Communication
  • Leading Others
  • Listening
  • Managing Time
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reasoning
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Speaking
  • Writing and Authoring

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