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Sociology

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Assistant Merchandiser, Gap.com
    (CA, Dartmouth '11)
  • Program Coordinator, New Sector Alliance
    (MA, Dartmouth '11)
  • Staff Professional, Tax Controversy Services, Grassi & Co.
    (NY, Dartmouth '09)
  • Production Editor, Harper Collins
    (NY, Dartmouth '08)
  • Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology
    (GA, Dartmouth '06)
  • Luxury Brand Professional, Gucci
    (CA, Dartmouth '05)
  • CEO, The Joyce Ivy Foundation (education)
    (MA, Dartmouth '05)
  • Associate, Isaacson, Miller (executive search)
    (CA, Dartmouth '05)
  • Economic Research Associate, Center for American Progress
    (DC, Dartmouth '06)
  • Assistant Director, Robertson Scholars Program at Duke & UNC-Chapel Hill
    (NC, Dartmouth '04)

For more, visit the Dartmouth Sociology Department Alumni Page.

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Major Description

Students gain an understanding of the structure and dynamics of society, and their intricate connections to patterns of human behavior and individual life changes by examining how groups, organizations, communities, social categories, and various social institutions affect human attitudes, actions, and opportunities.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Communication
  • Statistical Analysis and Analytical Thinking
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Cultural Competency and Adaptability
  • Social Responsibility

Possible Career Paths

  • Business
  • Advertising
  • Marketing Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Demographics
  • Personnel
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Environment and Society
  • Government
  • Human Services
  • Social Work
  • Case Management
  • Administration
  • International Affairs and Development
  • Journalist
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Public Relations
  • Social Science Research
  • Survey design and research

For more, visit the Dartmouth Sociology Careers page.

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Last Updated: 3/29/13