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A Major in Sociology

Description of Major 

This major educates students about social life, social organization, and interaction.            

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, medicine, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for sociology graduates, including:

Admissions Counselor Market Research Analyst
Advertising Manager Marriage Counselor
Anthropologist  Mental Health Counselor 
Career Counselor Minister 
Child Welfare Worker Nursing Home Administrator
City Manager  Personnel Manager
College Administrator Political Consultant 
Consultant  Population Analyst 
Counselor  Probation/Parole Officer
Criminologist  Project Manager
Customer Service Representative Psychiatrist
Demographer  Psychologist
Economist  Public Relations Manager
Foreign Service Officer  Rehabilitation Counselor
Gerontologist Social Worker
Government Worker  Sociologist
Guidance Counselor Speech Pathologist
Hospital Administrator  Substance Abuse Counselor
Human Resources Administrator Urban Planner 
Labor Relations Specialist Youth Counselor
Lawyer  Youth Service Worker