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Organizations & Agencies that Typically Hire an AAS Major

  • Civil Rights Agencies
  • Market Research Firms
  • Community Agencies
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Journals
  • Educational Institutions
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Government Agencies
  • Volunteer Organizations
  • Law Firms
  • Youth Organizations

Possible Careers & Environments in Which an AAS Major may be Employed

These suggested job titles are representative of the career areas appropriate for this major. However, in assessing his or her particular skills and abilities, a student may choose to apply an academic major to a variety of other career areas. Contacting an Office of Career Development staff member is advised when decisions of this type are considered.

  • Community Action Worker
  • Paralegal and Civil Services Agencies
  • Community Agency Worker
  • Broadcaster
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Public Relations Worker
  • City Planner
  • Law Firms
  • Teacher (Certification Required)
  • Educational Institutions
  • Personnel Worker
  • Utility Companies
  • Counselor (College, Career Planning, Employment, Rehabilitation, etc.)
  • Media Corporations (Employment, Rehabilitation, etc.)
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Attorney
  • Federal and State Governments
  • Anthropologist
  • National and International Corporations
  • Social Work Aide
  • Foreign Correspondence: News and Media Agencies
  • Researcher
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Writer, Editor

What Transferable Skills Will I Learn from this Major?

  • Ability to appreciate other perspectives
  • Ability to relate to varying backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate/express oneself
  • Good listening, questioning, responding skills
  • Appreciation for other cultures
  • Interest in different cultures/societies


  • Crestwood Children's Center
  • Urban School Systems
  • Hillside Family Agencies
  • Community Medical Centers
  • United Way
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Action for Better Community
  • Urban Police Departments
  • Urban League

Last Updated 5/26/21