Graduates with a degree in sociology from Furman have gone on to medical and law school at top-ranked programs. Many have become physician’s assistants or found jobs with the Departments of Justice or Education, non-profit organizations, or in the field of social work. Other areas in which sociology graduates find work include administration, advertising, banking, counseling, community planning, health services, journalism, group and recreation work, marketing research, sales, teaching, human resources, social services, and social research.
After Furman, our recent sociology graduates have gone on to enroll in the following programs, among many others:
The Office of Career Services can help you design a resume that emphasizes the skills you gained from sociology courses, such as computer data processing, quantitative skills, understanding social problems from a broad perspective, thinking analytically, understanding research design, and using social concepts.