As a graduate of our department, you will have developed a diverse set of skills along with a broad base of knowledge and understanding. You will be able to understand personal experiences from social and cultural perspectives, and appreciate various cultural dynamics and orientations. You will also be able to recognize the complexities of national and international issues and situations and develop informed ethical positions about complex issues. Our students are equipped to demonstrate the Christian call to promote redemption and change in an increasingly diverse and complex world.
Whether you are looking to work with individuals in need or to serve as a researcher in an academic setting, we will prepare you for whatever path you choose. Our students often continue their education in graduate school, work in ministry settings or choose to work with social service agencies. Sociology also offers valuable preparation for careers in journalism, politics, public relations, business, or public administration.
Possible careers that a Sociology degree from Taylor prepares you for:
- Community development specialist
- Director of homeless services
- Labor relations specialist
- School counselor
- Police or probation/parole officer
Graduate schools where Taylor graduates are currently or have studied:
- Notre Dame
- Indiana University
- Wake Forest University
- University of Minnesota
- Marquette University
- Loyola University