Careers

Some Sociology courses have more direct relevance for certain careers, while others provide a very useful background for the specific occupational area.  Below are listed a sampling of career possibilities which students ask about the most.  Should you have other areas of interests, now or in the future, ask any member of the Department of Sociology.  For additional course descriptions, consult your ORC or speak with the professor(s) in charge of the specific course(s).

Careers in Social Work, Group Work, Family Counseling

1. Introductory Sociology

 2. Social Problems

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

27. Organizations in Society

28. Health Care and Health Care Policy

30. Deviance and Social Control

46. Constructing Black Womanhood

47. Constructing Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.

50. Sociology of Law

53. Power, Politics and the State

57. Biracial Seminar

60. Dangerous Intersections

80. Independent Study

Applied Sociology

1. Introductory Sociology

2. Social Problems

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

15. Sociological Classics

Personnel, Public Relations

1. Introductory Sociology

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

27. Organizations in Society

47. Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.

57. Identity and Social Interaction of Multiracial Americans

60. Dangerous Intersections

66. Markets and Management

80. Independent Study

 

Medicine and Public Health

2. Social Problems

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

27. Organizations in Society

28. Health Care and Health Care Policy

30. Deviance and Social Control

80. Independent Study

Education

1. Introductory Sociology

2. Social Problems

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

27. Organizations in Society

30. Deviance and Social Control

58. Sociology of Education

80. Independent Study

Business and Industry

1. Introductory Sociology

2. Social Problems

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

21. Introduction to Political Sociology

22. Sociology of International Development

27. Organizations in Society

50. Sociology of Law

53. Power, Politics and the State

66. Markets and Management

80. Independent Study

Advertising, Market Research, Mass Communication, Media

1. Introductory Sociology

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

27. Organizations in Society

30. Deviance and Social Control

66. Markets and Management

80. Independent Study

International Affairs and Development

10. Quantitative Analysis of Social Data

11. Research Methods

21. Introduction of Political Sociology

22. Sociology of International Development

23. Social Movements

25. Democratization of Developing Countries

27. Organizations in Society

48. Immigration, Race and Ethnicity

50. Sociology of Law

53. Power, Politics and the State

59. Sociology of the Caribbean

66. Markets and Management

80. Independent Study