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Hammond Hall 201
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-4291
Toll Free: 800-628-FHSU
Fax: 785-628-4037
Email:
 virtualcollege@fhsu.edu 
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Certificate in Life Stages and Transitions

Many students earn a BA in Sociology in order to hone their ā€œpeople skills.ā€  This certificate program includes courses that deal with major life passages, such as marriage, remarriage, childrearing, aging, and death and dying. The Life Issues certificate provides students with a background to work in human services fields or to enhance the knowledge of those currently working in such fields.

Required Courses:

Choose any four of the following:

  • SOC 343 Sociology of Gender Roles (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 350 Family Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 352 Stepfamilies (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 355 Sociology of Death and Dying (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 388  Sociology of the Family in America (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 644  Sociology of Aging (3 Credit Hours)

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 12 hours

Contact Information

Rose Arnhold
Fort Hays State University
Rarick Hall 379
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-5397
Email: rarnhold@fhsu.edu
Web: Sociology

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