Students who minor in sociology can find careers in entry-level counseling, rehabilitation services, child care, teaching, business and marketing, journalism and case management. While a minor in sociology can help students land jobs in these fields, a major in sociology or psychology is often necessary to gain employment in them.
Sociology is the study of societal norms and how interactions between people and society affect behaviors and trends. Coursework for this subject requires work in the liberal arts area. Graduates with a minor in sociology study sociological theories but also build skills in writing and communicating. This makes graduates ideal candidates for most entry-level jobs that require good written and oral communication skills.