Certificate in Life Stages and Transitions

Many students earn a BA in Sociology in order to hone their “people skills.”  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 Sex Roles 3 hours
SOC 350  Family Communication 3 hours
SOC 352  Stepfamilies 3 hours
SOC 355  Sociology of Death and Dying 3 hours
SOC 388  Sociology of the Family in America 3 hours
SOC 644  Sociology of Aging 3 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