Careers for Social Science Graduates
The Social Sciences Department provides a broadly based
orientation to the study of society. Students prepare for a wide
range of careers including elementary and secondary teaching;
federal, state and local government; social service agencies;
criminal justice including law, probation, parole and law
enforcement; and business and industry.
For more information on careers and employers, visit Career Services in the Student Services Building 124. Our College of Liberal Arts Advisor, Jill Hayden, is available with valuable information regarding job search strategies, on campus interviewing, jobs fairs, and current job listings.
Below is a partial list of typical employers and job titles that represent many areas in which Social Science majors are employed. Graduates from any of the concentrations are encouraged to consider all of these options as potential avenues of employment.
Employers of Social Sciences Majors
City, County, State and Federal Government Agencies,
Colleges and Universities
Communications and Broadcasting Organizations
Contractors and Consultants
Corporations and Manufacturers
Foundations and Research Organizations
Health Care and Public Health Organizations
Law Enforcement Agencies
Museums and Cultural Organizations
Political Support, Influence & Management Groups
Social Service Agencies
Trade & Professional Associations
Job Titles for Social Science Majors
||Clinical Social Worker
|Community Relations Specialists
||Corporate Legal Assistant
|Crisis Intervention Specialist
||Cultural Resource Manager
||Deputy Probation Officer
|Human Resource Representative
||International Relations Specialist
||Law Enforcement Officer
||Public Affairs Officer
|Social Work Coordinator
||Youth Care Worker
Stop by Career Services or the Social Sciences Department for an extended list of careers.
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Last updated April 15, 1999.