Why Sociology?

A B.A. degree in sociology offers individuals the flexibility to prepare for a variety of positions in business, government, and human and social services. Fields such as health management, public administration, gerontology, and higher education administration include people with a sociology background.

The undergraduate degree in sociology is excellent preparation for advanced degrees and careers in business administration, criminal justice, social welfare, law, education, and the health professions, as well as graduate study in sociology and related disciplines. The Department is also one of the largest undergraduate majors at UAlbany, offering a broad and diverse range of options for students. We invite you to learn more about us by exploring our links.