Sociology

Examine human behavior and social concerns as a USJ Sociology student

Engage in the theoretical and empirical study of human behavior as a USJ Sociology minor. Our intensive program examines a broad range of social concerns, from the study of family networks to that of ethnic subcultures.

As a student in our program, you will build an ideal foundation to pursue a career in the fields of business, or health and human services.

USJ Sociology Program Benefits:

  • An Outstanding Curriculum
    Following introductory courses, you will select from a variety of specialized courses on social problems, race and ethnic groups, women in American society, research methodology and more. You will benefit from small classes and one-on-one learning with highly professional faculty. Please see online catalog for further information.
  • Internship Opportunities
    You may participate in on-site internships with agencies such as the Village for Families and Children, the Institute for Community Research, and other state and private agencies.
  • Professional Preparation
    Graduates of our program are currently employed as counselors and supervisors for institutions like Manchester Memorial Hospital, Hartford Hospital and Aetna Life and Casualty. Others have pursued graduate study in law, social work administration, sociology and research.

Career Opportunities for Sociology Students:

Government:

  • Census Worker
  • Industrial Sociologist
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Policy Administrator
  • Regional and Urban Planner
  • Secret Service Agent

Human Services:

  • Community Organizer
  • Criminologist
  • Prison Classification Interviewer
  • Probation Officer

Research:

  • Alcohol/Drug Addiction Researcher
  • Life Quality Researcher
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Population Studies Researcher
  • Statistician

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