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What Can You Do With A Major In Sociology

Sociology is the study of human behavior and the interaction among groups and institutions and the ways that they influence each other. Sociology is concerned with social events, focusing on social stratification, deviant behavior, affects of mass media, urban organization, educational systems, and mental health. Specialties in this area include criminology, demography, cultural traditions, family relations, gerontology, social welfare, race relations, social status, and social change.


Sociology Program

Social Welfare Program

Career Paths

Case Management

Criminal Justice



Environmental Sociology


Human Services



Job Titles

Adoption Agent

Alcohol/Drug Caseworker

Case Aid Worker

Child Welfare Officer

Claims Representative

Consumer Advocate

Consumer Survey Advisor

Convention Organizer

Correction Caseworker

Data Analyst

Foster Care Worker

Human Resource Manager

Insurance Agent/Broker

Job Analyst

Labor Relations Representative

Marketing Research Analyst

Personal Interviewer

Program Coordinator

Public Opinion Surveyor


Sales Representative

Social Welfare Agent

Veterans Affairs Specialist


Employers/Work Settings

Adoption Agencies

Advocacy Groups

City Government


Correctional Institutes

Detention Centers

Federal, Local and State Government

Health Agencies

Law Firms

Legal Aid Societies

Media Firms

Non-profit Agencies

Political Campaigns

Public Opinion Research Labs

Internship Or Volunteer Experience

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Professional Associations

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Graduate School

Applying To Graduate and Professional Schools

Link to UNF Academic Program

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology