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Sociology Interview Questions

Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for your interview, you should also review typical Sociologyinterview questions asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the interviewing skills section of the SU Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online via Quinncia or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Below are sample Sociology interview questions:

-Why did you attend your undergraduate college?
-Why do you want to become a _____?
-What were your favorite courses taken?
-Did you participate in any special projects in college?
-Will your religious convictions interfere with your work here at _____?
-What do you think are the most pressing social problems?
-What experiences led you to your career choice?
-What newspaper do you read and what columnist do you like the best?
-What are your strengths and weaknesses?
-How do you cope with frustrating situations?
-If you were to have a year off, what would you do with it?
-What are the factors that changed the role of women in today’s society?
-What are the factors involved in influencing the crime?
-What is the purpose of interpersonal communication?
-What is the difference between subculture and counterculture?
-What are the disadvantages of having too much freedom?
-What is hegemony?
-What is the difference between adaptive and real culture?
-What is the difference between appropriate and inappropriate behavior?
-What are the different principles involved in natural science?
-What are cultural traits?
-What are the different areas of sociology?
-What is the difference between urban and rural community?
-How racism can be abolished in the society?
-How in different ways patriotism can be shown?
-How psychology different from sociology?
-What are the traits involved in social reforms?
-What are the different components that are required to create a society’s culture?
-What is the difference between social change and development?

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