A Sociologist is someone who studies groups of people and the way they act.
• Talk to people (called interviewing), read papers, and do experiments to learn more about people. This is called research.
• Write reports.
• Teach classes.
• Work with lots of different people.
Where and When:
• Most work for colleges and universities.
• Some Sociologists may work for the government.
• They work normal hours.
What or Who They Work With:
• They usually work with other people, as a team.
• If they teach, they may teach high school or college students.
• They work with papers, documents, reports, and the computer.
Education and Training:
• To be a Sociologist, you need to get a PhD, which means going to college for about 8 years. You are then called "Doctor."
• You can work in Sociology with a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree, but you cannot be called "Doctor."
- School Psychologist
- Urban and Regional Planner
Related School Subjects:
• Social Studies