What can I do with a degree in sociology?

In 2007, the American Sociological Association conducted a survey of those who graduated in 2005 with a BA in sociology. Here’s what those graduates were doing two years after graduation:

Nearly 70% of them said they were in jobs that were somewhat or closely related to the sociological skills they acquired in college. This was particularly true if they had communicated those skills to their employer. Among the most useful skills were those in research methods, but here are other skills you will gain from a sociology major:

Additional reasons to major in sociology


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