Marketable Skills

Marketable skills

When you study sociology, you gain critical thinking skills, learn to use research tools, and develop a knowledge of diverse people and populations. Your degree helps you to learn how to:

  • Construct and analyze persuasive arguments
  • Communicate effectively through written and oral presentation
  • Collect, analyze, and represent complex data
  • Understand social inequalities, group dynamics, and diverse perspectives

Your coursework also provides many opportunities to prepare for a lifetime of continual learning. You think critically and creatively, practice and apply scientific methods, and develop historic awareness. You learn to work in a team, use contemporary technical tools, reason quantitatively, and use persuasion to influence outcomes.