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Sociology as a Career

Careers in Sociology

Preface

Society and Social Life

Sociology: A World of Opportunities
What can I do with a BA in Sociology?
What can I do with an MA or PhD in Sociology?

Sociological Specialties: Many Paths to Understanding the Society
Student Membership in ASA by Section

Career Preparation: Making the Most of an Undergraduate Major
The Liberal Arts Advantage
Linking to Other Majors and Minors
The Value of an Internship and Service Learning
Profile: Staff Administrator in a Public Assistance Agency

Job Prospects for the BA Graduate
Profile: Human Resource Manager in Small Manufacturing Firm

Graduate Training in Sociology
MA vs. PhD Degrees
Courses and Dissertations
Choosing a Graduate School
Profile: Sociologist in a Health Center

The Common Core of Sociological Careers Open to MAs and PhDs: Teaching, Research, Practice
Teaching
Profile: Faculty Member in a Liberal Arts College
Profile: Teaching Sociology in a Community College Research
Profile: Staff Member of a Research Institute
Profile: Research Director in a Telecommunications Firm Sociological Practice
Policy-Making and Administration
Profile: Planning Officer in a State Department of Planning and Development
Other Opportunities in Government
Profile: Staff Member of a Federal Agency
Opportunities in Business

Adapting to Change

Sociology: Looking to the Future

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