College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Minor in Sociology

Career Opportunities

The following list represents some of the careers pursued by professionals with a minor in Sociology :

  • Marketing and consumer research, insurance, real estate, personnel work, training, or sale;

  • Nonprofit, child-care or community development agencies, or environmental groups;

  • Corrections, law enforcement, probation or parole;

  • Federal, state, and local government jobs in such areas as transportation, housing, agriculture, and labor;

  • Family planning, substance abuse, rehabilitation counseling, health planning, hospital admissions, and insurance companies;

  • Public relations, journalism and publishing;

  • Rehabilitation and case management

  • Elementary and secondary schools, in conjunction with appropriate teacher certification.