UIUC Sociology provides you with a variety of important skills which are vital in many careers, including writing, research, and analysis skills. Some areas in which sociology majors get jobs business and industry, the justice system, community and social services, government, education and research.

Sociology students who want to learn more about the opportunities of the program are encouraged to take SOC 199: Career Development for Sociology Majors. This career development course allows students to explore sociology as a discipline and all the potential careers they can access.