Sociology

Career Options

As the broadest of all of the social sciences, the discipline of sociology provides an exceptionally wide range of practical and marketable skills. Sociology majors receive training in critical analysis, statistical methods, theory, and field research. They possess critical thinking skills and multi-cultural and global understandings, math and science aptitude, and excellent written expression that is useful for success in a range of careers. Majoring in sociology is an excellent pathway to a career in law, medicine and public health, consulting, finance, non-profit and public administration, social network research, culture and the arts. Learn more about careers in sociology from the American Sociological Association.