Learn More about a Career in Social Sciences

Criminal Justice

There is an increasing demand for expertise in all aspects of criminal justice. The fully interdisciplinary Criminal Justice curriculum will prepare students for subsequent training and career choices in a variety of fields including local, state, and federal law enforcement. The major also offers a strong foundation for students considering graduate work in law, public administration, and political science.

  • Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Claims Adjuster, Examiner & Investigator
  • Community and Social Service Manager
  • Correctional Officer
  • Detectives and Criminal Investigator
  • First Line Supervisor/Manager of Correctional Enforcement
  • First Line Supervisor/Manager of Law Enforcement/Detective
  • Law Clerks
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Paralegal and Legal Assistant
  • Probation Officer and Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Security Guard
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Tax Examiner, Collector, and Revenue Agent



While many other majors in college may limit your career options after graduation, History majors enjoy a great versatility in pursuing employment opportunities. The knowledge and skills you will learn as a History major will prepare you for careers in:

  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Business
  • Government
  • Foreign Service
  • Publishing
  • Military Intelligence
  • Homeland Security
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Library Science
  • Archival Research
  • and much more!

Social Sciences

Social Work

Professional social workers are found in every facet of community life:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health clinics
  • Senior centers
  • Elected office
  • Private practices
  • Prisons
  • Military
  • Corporations
  • Numerous public and private agencies that serve individuals and families in need
  • Many also serve as social and community service directors