Many of our students find work in social service areas with just a bachelor’s degree:
In short, a degree in sociology is appropriate for any job that requires an understanding of why people act the way they do. If you plan to teach high school social studies, you may be qualified to receive your teaching certificate by completing a sociology major, additional classes in social studies, and a core of professional secondary education courses.
In 2005, the ASA Department of Research and Development reported some mixed success regarding sociology graduates. This 2008 Data Brief updates what graduates are doing with an undergraduate bachelor's degree in sociology.