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Sociology: The Sociology program at Eastern University prepares individuals to pursue a variety of career interests—from data analysis to teaching to social work to youth ministry to nonprofit managers. It provides students with the most highly valued skills for work in the 21st century: the ability to think critically; communicate clearly; understand structures, processes and group behavior; evaluate and process information; and summarize and interpret data.

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Industries and Professions for Sociology

Sociology Majors can be found working in the following industries and professions:

  • Child Welfare
  • City Planning
  • Advertising
  • Counseling
  • Editing Work
  • Publishing Work
  • Journalism
  • Community Activism/Organization
  • Corrections
  • Demography
  • Volunteer Services
  • Family Case Work
  • Foreign Service
  • Group Work
  • Nonprofit Work
  • Hospital
  • Research
  • Management
  • News Reporting and Directing
  • Park Services
  • Parole Work
  • Penology Services
  • Probation Services
  • Policing
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Relations
  • Recreation
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Reporting
  • Administration
  • Social Pathology
  • Social Work