Social Science and Special Programs

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Social Science and Special Programs degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Adult Protective Social Worker
Affirmative Action Coordinator
Camp Counselor
Career Counselor
Career, Vocational and School Counselor
Case Management Aide
Child Protective Services Social Worker
College Counselor
College Professor
Community Outreach Worker
Community Organization Director
Community Support Worker
Convention Services Manager
Correctional Treatment Specialist
Criminal Justice Social Worker
Detention Officer
Economic Geographer
Education Administrator
Elementary School Teacher
Eligibility Worker
Employment Counselor
Environmental Health Inspector
Foreign Service Officer
Financial Services Analyst
Human Resources Specialist
Human Services Assistant
Law Enforcement Officer
Loan Officer
Management Trainee
Market Research Analyst
Meeting and Convention Planner
Probation Officer
Public Relations Specialist
Secondary School Teacher
Social Worker
Student Services Administrator/Advisor
Tour Leader
Travel Agent


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some Occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

The Career Center recommends the following websites for researching occupational titles:

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