If you are the type of person who does not necessarily follow crowds but are fascinated by their behavior and what is going on in the world, then Sociology is your career.
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Why study Sociology?
Sociology is the study of how society is organized and how people experience life. Sociology helps us to see different societies with greater objectivity. It is a bachelor’s degree that directs attention to the way that sectors of society fit together and change, as well as the consequences of that social change.
We face an increasingly complex and changing social environment in modern bureaucratic industrial societies and a sociological study provides the conceptual tools and methods and techniques for understanding the social environment if it is expressed in: group attitudes, values , behaviors, political processes of the working class, families, organizations, consumers, governments.
Sociology provides us with the tools and skills that are necessary to take a more active role in the creation, participation, promotion and management of such groups.
What kind of people might this profession be interested in? How to find out if Sociology is the perfect career for me?
Applicants who wish to enroll in the Bachelor of Sociology must possess: ability to analyze, reflect and interpret social, political and economic conflicts; ability to work in a team; interest and willingness for field and documentary research; want to read.
What type of work does a professional of the Bachelor of Sociology do? What is the scope of the race?
Those who study Sociology can get to work in different sectors and jobs. A Bachelor of Sociology degree can lead to broad job prospects in all of the following areas:
Criminal Justice: In correctional facilities, rehabilitation, the police, the court system, the probation system, etc.
Business and Industry: Advertising, human resources, training and human development, leadership training, etc.
Research and Planning: Government and regional planning departments, research companies, research, evaluation of inquiries made about public opinion, etc.
Social Agency Services: Mental health services, adoption, child care, youth services, disability services, etc.
Government: Analysis of Social Sciences, census bureau and other government agencies, administration, analysis of personnel policies, national security, etc.
Education: Public and private schools, colleges and universities, administration, student relations, placement offices, educational research, etc.
Defense: Environment, child protection, policies, victims’ rights, labor rights, community organization, etc.
Communications: Newsroom, technical information newspapers and magazines, public relations.
If you study Sociology you will gain a number of very valuable skills. You will learn to work independently. You will learn to find information, extract what is important from it and turn it into a discussion. You will learn to work collaboratively with others and how to work effectively without the need for supervision.
All Sociology degrees teach research methods, of these, you will learn to generate new knowledge and information through tools, such as social surveys, you will be able to interpret through statistics, in-depth interviews, you will be able to analyze the language used in the texts of the media, etc. You will learn to conduct research both with others and on your own.
Where can I study the Bachelor of Sociology?
Many universities offer the Bachelor of Sociology
In Argentina: Argentine University John F. Kennedy, University of Buenos Aires, University of Business and Social Sciences, University of Palermo, National University of La Plata, University of the Argentine Social Museum, National University of Quilmes, National University of San Juan, National University of Villa María, National University of Santiago del Estero, etc.
In Colombia: The Santo Tomás University (First university cloister of Colombia) offers the Sociology program with a duration of 10 semesters, National University of Colombia, University of Rosario, etc.
In Spain: Autonomous University of Barcelona, University of Valencia, University of Granada, National University of Distance Education, University of Salamanca, University of Granada, University of Murcia, Carlos III University of Madrid, Complutense University of Madrid, University of the Basque Country, University Pontifical of Salamanca, University of Barcelona, Public University of Navarra, etc.
In Mexico: Metropolitan Autonomous University, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Veracruzana University, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Autonomous University of Yucatan, etc.