UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Sociology is a social science concerned with the study of social life and the causes and consequences of human behavior. As a social science, sociology combines the study of sociological concepts and theoretical frameworks with a background in research and statistics so that you have the tools you need to investigate the aspects of society that draw your interest and help you answer questions about the world around you. With this strong set of skills, you can look for positions in social science research, management, social services, public relations, human rights advocacy and program evaluation. Additionally, you will be well prepared to further your education in graduate school.
Highlights of the Sociology Major
As a student in this program, you will learn to:
The content of and skills gained through sociology are varied and broadly applicable. Consequently, recent graduates report finding their first jobs in a variety of occupational categories, including:
Potential Job Titles