Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do with a Sociology major?

The list below shows some of the careers recent graduates have pursued with a Sociology Major:

  • Computer systems manager
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Research
  • Parole officer
  • Family and children’s parent educator
  • Police officer
  • Human Resources
  • Court System
  • Mortgage Loan Officer

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Do most Sociology majors go on to graduate school?

Many CSB/SJU sociology majors have embarked upon successful participation in graduate programs throughout the United States. CSB/SJU graduates have attended many universities including Colorado State University, Michigan State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Virginia, George Washington University, Purdue University, University of Colorado, Loyola University of Chicago, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Texas and Indiana University.

What types of Internship opportunities are available for Sociology majors?

Students of the CSB/SJU sociology program have the opportunity to work with individual advisers and create an internship program which could develop into an important part of their career preparation.  Here is a brief list of some places students have interned recently:

  • Stearns County Court Administration
  • St. Cloud Mayor’s Office
  • Y.M.C.A.
  • Stearns County Family Services Collaborative
  • Camp Courage
  • Stearns County Social Services
  • Workforce Center
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • Research in Honduras on malnutrition and school success

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