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(Archive) Sociology (SOCIO)

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

Sociology (SOCIO) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR CLEMMIE GILPIN, COORDINATOR, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education

This major is intended for students who are interested in graduate work in sociology or who want a strong sociology background in preparation for social or government work. Sociologists are employed in such diverse fields as telecommunications, human resource management, public assistance, research, and college teaching. Indeed, a degree in sociology should be seen as providing an opportunity to work in any environment where an understanding of social structure and social dynamics is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits (Sem: 1-4)
(See description of General Education Course Requirements in front of Bulletin)

Semester 1-4 completed at another location.

ELECTIVES: 29 credits
11 credits 100-200 level (Sem: 1-4)
18 credits 300-400 level (Sem: 5-8)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 47 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (11 credits)
SOCIO 488(3), SCLSC 320(4), BESC 472(4) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (21 credits)
Select 9 credits from:
SOCIO 372 (3), 384 (3), 430 (3) or 440 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 9 credits from:
AFRAS 412 (3), BESC 301 (3), 410 (3), 464 (3), SOCIO 462 (3), 463 (3), 484 (3), 486 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from:
AFRAS 301 (3), AFRAS 310 (3), BESC 333 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES (15 credits)
3 credits 100-200 level social science (Sem: 1-4)
6 credits from School of Public Affairs (Sem: 5-8)
6 credits from School of Humanities (Sem: 5-8)


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 7/1/98

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