The study of sociology is a valuable and rewarding experience that can prepare you for a wide variety of careers. Sociology majors learn about the social world, including how individuals and groups interact, how social institutions work, and how social change occurs. These skills are in high demand in today's job market, and a sociology degree can give you a competitive edge.
Sociology majors can find jobs in a variety of fields, including:
In addition to preparing you for a variety of careers, a sociology degree can also give you the following benefits:
A sociology degree is a versatile degree that can be paired with other degrees to create a unique and marketable skillset. For example, a sociology degree paired with a business degree can prepare you for a career in human resources or market research. A sociology degree paired with a law degree can prepare you for a career in social justice or public policy.
Marian University's sociology program is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers. Our program offers a rigorous curriculum that covers the core concepts of sociology, as well as specialized courses in areas such as criminology, social inequality, and social policy. We also offer a variety of opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience, such as internships and research opportunities.
Marian University also offers minors in peace and justice studies, criminal justice, public health, and social work. These minors can be paired with a sociology degree to create a well-rounded education that prepares students for a variety of careers.
Depending on your career goals, you may want to add a minor, concentration, or even a second major. Marian University can help create a path to successfully graduate in four years.
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If you are interested in learning more about Marian University's sociology program, please contact Deeb Kitchen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Marian University admissions office.
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