Sociology is a vast and different approach as it ranges from religion, family, society, state, race, crime, beliefs, social class, change in societies, etc. It is a study of society, behavior of people or groups and relationships and comments with its tell apart position on the subject. It highlights the impact of certain functions, rules or organizations on a person or group's lives. Sociologists work with people and help them or society understand as to how gender, age, race and geographic region affects health, wealth, power, etc in society.
After completing his HSC or +2 from a recognized board or university, one can join with for the following courses in sociology:
- Diploma which is a full time 2 years course
- An undergraduate course which is a full time 3 years course
- A Postgraduate course which is a full time 2 years course
After completion of the above-said course from a reputed college or university, one can work in the following field:
i)Public Relations Workers - If one is keen on writing and having good communication and ready to work on in the field, One can apply for public relations jobs and make their career in journalism, publishing, etc.
ii) Teaching - With a UG or PG degree, one can seek a career in a teaching post in schools and colleges. One needs to have a teacher certification which will help to get the work easily.
iii) Social and Community Services - With good fieldwork experience and groundwork during course, a sociology student can work as a social worker and address problems faced by people or society. They can work with NGOs, juveniles, Old age homes, etc and help in fundraising, etc.
iv) Correctional Service Officer - These are jobs related to understanding juveniles and prisoners in the jail, prison or detention centers. They work closely with criminals, understanding their nature, back-ground, etc and helping them to change by providing training and community-based programs.
v) Counselor - As the name implies, a qualified sociologist can work as a counselor in schools, jails, hospitals, etc where they provide help to juvilliens to change from their current nature and become good citizens with dedication, hard work and understanding.
Some more positions that can be looked into are social researchers, public health and welfare organizations, caseworkers, Customer Service Representative, Court Paralegal, law firms, advertising managers and administrators, business or industrial firms, public policy researchers, survey and polling organizations and data analysts.
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