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Applying Your Sociology Degree to the Business World

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is a versatile degree that “serves as an excellent springboard for a variety [of] careers in many diverse fields,” to quote the American Sociological Association (ASA). A sociology degree is also a valuable strategic investment in your future — particularly for any student who has an interest in entering …

Similarities and Differences Between Sociology and Psychology

Psychology and sociology are closely related fields that both involve the study of human behavior. However, while there are some similarities between these two disciplines, there are also significant differences. If you’re planning on pursuing a degree in either field, it’s critical to understand how those differences might impact your coursework — and even more …

Basic Data Science Skills for Business Professionals

Data science is a dynamic and fast-developing field that combines elements of computing, statistics, and business. Data scientists use algorithms, machine learning, analytical software, and other tools to sort and interpret vast quantities of data, producing actionable insights that companies, school systems, or governments can use to improve their services and reach their goals. For …

Non-Programming Computer Jobs

Computer science and technology fields have expanded at a rocket-speed pace—with no slowdown in sight.  By 2029, the industry is projected to grow by 11 percent, faster than the average for all other occupations. Computer science will add 531,200 new jobs to the economy, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, fueled by a changing …

Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference?

Many STEM degrees have overlapping characteristics. For example, you can’t get very far into an applied engineering degree without learning a fair amount of mathematics. In the same way, it can be difficult to get far in data science without the aid of computer science along the way. But even though many of these education …