CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Sociology degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Business Manager
Child Support Officer
Claims Adjuster
Commercial Property Manager
Community Outreach Worker
Community Service Manager
Correctional Officer
Crime and Intelligence Analyst
Criminal Justice Social Worker
Eligibility Worker
Employment Relations Representative
Government Service Executive
Grant Writer
Group Home Supervisor
Hotel and Hospitality Manager
Human Resources Specialist
Human Services Worker
Labor Relations Manager
Manager Trainee
Market Research Analyst
Meeting and Convention Planner
Non-Profit Program Manager
Park Naturalist
Passport Application Examiner
Personnel Recruiter
Probation Officer
Rehabilitation Counselor
Research Assistant
Retail Buyer
Retail Manager
Sales Representative
Secret Service Agent
Social Worker
Student Services Administrator
Student Services/Higher Education
Tour Guide, Escort
Travel Agent
U.S. Border Patrol Agent
University Professor
YMCA Program Manager
Volunteer Services Director


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internship 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 occupation).
  • 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 to research occupational titles:

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