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Careers

Sociology majors from Beloit College are prepared intellectually and experientially to enter a variety of careers. Many enter occupations in business, industry, and government directly from college. Others pursue additional graduate education at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels.

We have designed several pre-professional career concentrations for (1) graduate study in sociology; (2) social services and administration; (3) criminal justice; (4) law; (5) management and policy studies; (6) health administration; and (7) public school teaching. These concentrations are not majors in themselves; rather a set of courses from sociology and other disciplines that provide sociology majors with suggestions toward a solid liberal arts foundation for a professional career. Other pre-professional career concentrations can be worked out in consultation with a faculty advisor.

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“I’m glad I got to grow up here.”

Tamara Fouché’10 has returned to Beloit as Director of Development and President Liaison. Her busy, politically active student days — which included introducing then-Senator Barack Obama when he spoke on campus in 2008 — deeply influenced her and her career thus far.

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Jolene Goeden’94

Keep Trying, Think Critically, and Practice What You are Learning

First-generation college student Jolene Goeden’94 came to Beloit interested in the law and psychology. She graduated equipped to study forensic psychology and is now a FBI Special Agent. 

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Nadir Carlson’16

Advancing Justice Through Social Work

Nadir Carlson’16 advocated for important causes when he was a student, whether it was student government policy or local government issues. Now, as a graduate student at Marquette University’s Master of Social Work program, he’s able to work with clients and policy to effect change in his community.

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Erin Gallagher’21

The pursuit of justice

Erin Gallagher’21 was not initially thrilled about her Duffy internship placement at the Rock County Public Defender’s Office, but the placement led to a new career path.

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