Learning psychology, sociology, anthropology or any other “social science” will enable you have amazing insight into the human mind and condition. This education will serve you well in both the business and academic worlds. Hands-on research will be a major component of any social science, so be ready to do a good number of surveys. Learning to do complex research is a highly valuable skill in the business or academic world.
Why is this Important?
- Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
- Many have student chapters you can join while in college
- Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major
|Covers psychological and cognitive science resources, the practice of psychology, APA's publishing operations, and information for the public on the field and the association.||Visit|
|American Association for Public Opinion Research||An association of people interested in the methods, applications, and analysis of public opinion and survey research. Includes Public Opinion Quarterly index.||Visit|
|Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)||International, interdisciplinary organization doing research in economics, sociology, political science, and other fields.||Visit|
|American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA)||International professional organization for physical anthropologists.||Visit|
|American Academy of Psychoanalysis||National organization of medical psychoanalysts. The site contains a roster and program, publication, and organization information.||Visit|
|Professional Society Dedicated to Anthropology||Visit|
|Dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good.||Visit|
|American Philosophical Association||Encourages creative and scholarly activity in philosophy and represents philosophy as a discipline in the United States.||Visit|
|Society for Archaeological Sciences (SAS)||Founded to establish a forum for communication among scholars applying methods from the physical sciences to archaeology and to aid the broader archaeological community in assessing the potentials and problems of those methods.||Visit|
|National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists||NACBT provides certifications, seminars, and networking for cognitive-behavioral therapists. Student and professional memberships available.||Visit|