Sociologists study how people behave in social groups, families, tribes, communities and a great variety of social, religious, political, business and other organizations, which have arisen since people began to live together. They try to describe the origins, growth, structure, characteristics and functions of group life and analyze the influence of group activities on individual membership. Sociologists are found as teachers, researchers, employees of government agencies, research bureaus, welfare agencies and large companies.

  • Administrative Officer: Federal, State, County, Municipal
  • Advertising Manager
  • Business/Management Trainee
  • Community Organization Director
  • Editor/Journalist
  • Ethnologist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Labor relations Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Medical Sociologist
  • Personnel Manager
  • Police Officer
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Public Health Educator
  • Public Relations
  • Public Survey Worker
  • Recreation Director
  • Social Welfare Worker
  • Statistician
  • Teacher
  • Urban Planner
  • Writer
  • Mental Health Researcher
With further graduate training:
  • Criminologist
  • City Manager
  • Industrial Sociologist
  • Medical Sociologist
  • Social Psychologist
  • Human Ecologist
  • Family Sociologist
  • Penologist
  • Occupational Sociologist
  • Urban Planning Corporations
  • Bureau of Census
  • Peace Corps
  • Welfare Departments
  • Professional Periodicals
  • Marketing Firms
  • Department of Corrections
  • News Media
  • Banks
  • Business & Industry