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Sociology 489 - Doing Sociology: Sociology Career Resources

This course-specific guide features resources that you may find helpful as you work on your research paper assignment.

Possible Occupations -Sociology Majors

Students who major in sociology learn about society, social problems, social change, diversity, and interactions within and between social groups. The field of sociology covers a wide variety of topics including social inequality, race and ethnicity, gender studies, criminology, urban sociology and political sociology. Sociology graduates are prepared to seek employment in the areas of teaching, research, and sociological practice.

Selected career choices:

Anthropologist
CIA Analyst
Community Health Worker
Crime Analyst
Criminal Investigator and Special Agent
Criminologist
Document Management Specialist
Equal Opportunity Representative and Officer
Fraud Examiner, Investigator and Analyst
FBI Agent
Insurance Adjuster, Examiner, and Investigator
Insurance Underwriter
Intelligence Analyst
Interviewer, Except Eligibility and Loan
Lawyer
Legislator
Librarian
Library Assistant
Library Technician
Police Detective
Police Detective
Private Detective and Investigator
Probation Officer and Correctional Treatment Specialist
Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff
Social and Human Service Assistant
Social Science Research Assistant
Sociologist
Statistical Assistant
Survey Researcher
Social and Community Service Manager
Survey Researcher
Teaching
Technical Writer

Other Occupational Resources

American Sociological Association (ASA) Resources

Related Web Resources

Books from the Library's Career Collection