The Best Answer To The Question: Should I Get a Degree in Sociology?

For many in society, the answer to this is a flat “No.”

I can describe some of the reasons why. Some may say that students with sociology degrees don’t have any marketable skills. It is just a major that talks about race and gender issues, and other than the one diversity officer who gets hired in every company, what else can you do with it?

My answer is also no.

If someone only wants to get a degree in sociology, don’t. If, however, you are interested in one of…

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Rod is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University. https://www.youtube.com/c/roderickgraham

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Roderick Graham

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Rod is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University. https://www.youtube.com/c/roderickgraham

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