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What can you do with a Sociology Degree? 


  • Service Agencies
  • Personnel & Human Resources
  • Private Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Federal Investigative Agencies (ATF, DEA, FBI, Customs, IRS, Secret Service, US Marshals)
  • State Investigators
  • Federal, State, and Local Probation/Parole Officers
  • Corporate Investigators, Insurance Fraud
  • Rehabilitation/Counseling Programs
  • Corrections Administration
  • Police Departments, Detective Work
  • Graduate School
  • Law School

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Jobs held by our alumni

B.A. Sociology

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Partner in Literacy Agency
  • Mayor
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Museum Director
  • Director, YMCA
  • Community Service Researcher
  • Rape Crisis Worker
  • Head Start Administrator
  • City Police Officer, University Police Officer
  • Detective
  • Investigators: Corporate, Insurance Fraud, Court, ATF, Military
  • FBI Agent
  • DEA Agent
  • Special Agent, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Glendale, CA
  • Probation Officer
  • Counselors: Safe Landings, Youth, Drug Rehab, Planned Parenthood, Battered Women's Shelter
  • Data Analysis for Breakthrough Schools, Cleveland, Ohio 
  • Assistant Professor, NC Agricultural & Technical State University
  • Asst. Professor of Criminology at Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Data Analyst for Florida Public Schools
  • Data and Research Analyst for Forsyth Futures, a non-profit in Winston-Salem, NC. 
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dept of Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Executive Director, Research Strategy at Sharecare in GA
  • Research Associate, Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Advising for Sociology

Contact BCAS Academic Advising for more career info: 

Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences

Academic Advising

College of Arts & Sciences building, Room 118


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Career search assistance

UA's Career Center helps sociology majors and alumni with searches.