Sociology is one of the most varied and interdisciplinary educational courses one might major in. With the unemployment crisis we face in this era, a sociology degree, will place one in the position to gain employment as:
The American Sociological Association, founded in 1905 as the Ameri [American Sociological Association] can Sociological Society, is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the discipline and profession of sociology. Most members work in academia, but about 20 percent work in government, business, or non-profit organizations.
The Association of Black Sociologists is an American learned society dedicated to the advancement of scholarship by African American sociologists. It is based in Chicago, Illinois. Its official journal is Is [undefined] sues in Race & Society.
The International Sociological Association (ISA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to scientific purposes in the field of sociology and social sciences. It is an international sociological body, gathering both individuals [undefined] and national sociological organizations. The ISA was founded in 1949 under UNESCO and it has about 4,500 individual and 45 collective members, hailing from 167 countries. Its purpose is to "represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion" and its objective is to "advance sociological knowledge throughout the world"
The European Sociological Association is an academic association of European sociologists with 1900 members. It is a member of the Initiative for Science in Europe and the International Sociological Association.
Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) is an international organization of social scientists--students, faculty, practitioners, and researchers--working together to improve the position of women within sociology and society in general.