Career Information

Sociology Resources

A degree in sociology provides: preparation for future graduate work  to become a researcher, professor, or applied sociologist; a strong critical background for entry into government, social service, and business fields; valuable investigative skills useful in journalism, politics, public relations, and public administration; as well as a broad spectrum foundation for careers in law, education, medicine, social work, and counseling.

Here are some resources to help you in your endeavors:

Careers in Sociology, American Sociological Association

ASA Homepage: all things sociological, from job listings to publications. sociology for me?,3480,5-137,00.html

Career planning

WSU Career Services--don't forget to use this one!

Job titles for sociology majors

Some specific jobs and the coursework you'll need for each:

Article: "A Hot Market for Social Scientists in Market Research"