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Sociology

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Sociology (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science)

Career Opportunities

A sociology degree can prepare you for various careers in settings that include:

  • Federal, state and local government agencies
  • Non-profit community-based organizations
  • Public and private human services organizations
  • Consulting, policy analysis and survey research firms

For more information about careers in sociology, visit the Career Development Office.

Departmental Highlights

  • Our program is associated with Community Development Initiatives (CDI), a component of the ASU Center for Community Wellness, Engagement and Development. Faculty and advanced sociology students work with community partners on a variety of significant community development projects.
  • Students have the opportunity to translate course content into applied research projects and internships that develop skills preparing them for employment or advanced study in graduate and professional schools.
  • Substantial service-learning projects are integrated into the advanced undergraduate sociology curriculum, which opens opportunities for students to contribute to meaningful research in gerontology and community development.
  • Students learn workplace and professional skills by participating in service learning as well as CDI projects and internships.
  • Course delivery formats include face-to-face lectures, online study and service-learning projects.
  • Students practice leadership roles in classes, internships and applied community-centered projects.