A degree in Sociology can lead to a variety of careers in human services and social services! Earn your bachelor's degree in Sociology from Louisiana State University Shreveport.
Major in sociology and prepare for careers in diverse industries around the globe. As a sociology major, you’ll study everything from the causes and consequences of cultures to methodologies of research. LSUS’ expert faculty and inclusive approach to learning will provide you with the tools you need to excel in the profession of your choice.
Sociology—the study of the social lives of people, groups and societies—is one of the most versatile majors you can pursue. The potential career applications are almost endless. At LSUS, you’ll benefit from a sociology program that emphasizes career preparation and hands-on learning, with professors and peers who will help you build connections and secure employment prior to graduation.
LSUS works with the Louisiana State Police Commission on assessment and testing, local health organizations for patient surveys, and numerous nonprofits on program evaluations. Sociology majors are employed to perform research to gain hands-on experience that will be directly applicable to a full-time position.
“LSUS helped me identify a career path that worked for me. They not only offered diverse opportunities, but the staff and faculty really helped me grow into who I am today.”Frances BevelGrants Manager at the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
LSUS sociology majors have gone on to have fulfilling careers. For example, one is now a marketing engineer at ReachLocal and another is the Executive Director of the LSUS Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research!
Your bachelor’s degree in sociology will open up a broad range of professional and graduate study opportunities. Graduates of the sociology program have gone on to full-time position in fields such as human services, social services, criminal justice, education, government, research and business. Learn more about the sociology major curriculum.