In our ever more complex world, the ability to apply sociological knowledge and methods is in ever greater demand by research organizations, universities and consulting service firms. So, whether your goal is an ivory tower or the boardroom, as a sociologist grounded in Xavier's classic liberal arts foundation, you'll be in demand.
of students are employed, attending grad school or working in service or volunteer positions within six months of graduation.
Take advantage of faculty-mentored, for-credit internships or employment opportunities at museums, magazine, design showrooms, foundations, media groups and other businesses.
Because many professional sociologists specialize in fields such as social organizations, social psychology and urban sociology, Xavier offers courses in each of these subsections. You will also be trained to apply sociological knowledge to everyday experiences through relationships, surveys and research.
After graduation, you'll be ready to apply sociological knowledge and methods to criminology, education, public relations, business, or regional and community planning, as well as a number of other fields.
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Graduates leave Xavier ready to enter the job force. Sociology is an excellent background for a number of fields, like