American Sociological Association

Sociology Majors: Before Graduation in 2012

January 2013
Authors: Mary S. Senter, Nicole Van Vooren, Roberta Spalter-Roth

Due in part to the recent recession, the 2012 cohort of senior sociology majors faced a tighter job market and increasing levels of debt. The findings presented in this brief compare the backgrounds, experiences, concepts and skills mastered, levels of satisfaction, and future plans and sources of job information of students at three types of institutions.

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