New Undergraduate Curriculum
Our new undergraduate curriculum is effective for students beginning in Fall 2011. The B.A. and B.S. degrees now require 16 semester hours of specific sociology courses and 18 hours of sociology electives (with 12 semester hours upper level). A foreign language is no longer required for the B.S. degree. For a complete list of requirements, click on the Degree Requirements link at the top of this page.
Career Opportunities in Sociology
Sociology is a dynamic, ever changing and exciting discipline with opportunities for a variety of career pathways. A major or minor in sociology provides a strong foundation for careers in such fields as law, management, journalism, human services, urban and environmental planning, government, and education. Surveys of graduates find the following jobs are typical of what sociology graduates are doing: Advertising, Business, Civil Service, Community Planning, Correctional Officer, Counseling and Advising, Health Services, Human Development, Human Services, Marketing, Program Administration, Research Analyst. Majors also find employment in local, state, and federal government positions.
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