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A specialization in African American Studies requires 12 semester hours. This specialization is open to students majoring in any field. Nine semester hours may be selected from courses listed below, with the provision that no more than six semester hours may be taken from the same cross-referenced discipline. AAS410 is required to complete the specialization. Students may use designated AAS courses to simultaneously satisfy requirements in their major/minor and the specialization.

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There is no “preferred major” to prepare you for law school. Most law schools, as well as the American Bar Association, recommend that you choose a major on the basis of interest. That makes sense because you will probably do better studying something you are interested in. Most law schools are even reluctant to prescribe a list of courses you should take.

Although we agree in general with these opinions, we feel that it is possible to provide some structure to the Pre-Law experience. We have two goals in this. The first is to help you to maximize your chances of being accepted into law school. The second is to help you to succeed once you get there.

With these goals in mind, we have developed the program described below. It consists of a composite of classroom and other experiences. Successful completion of this program will result in a Specialization in Pre-Law, a designation that will be included on your transcript. More importantly, it will help put you on the road to a successful law career.

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With a Physical Education and Sport Studies major at Coker, you can forget about a boring, lecture-based learning process—expect to have an active role in shaping your education.

From day one, you’ll be developing close relationships with your professors, heading over to the gym to see your coursework in action, and discovering how to incorporate cutting-edge technology into the concepts you learn in class.

Guaranteed study abroad. Valuable language skills. Transformative cultural knowledge.

Right now, there are more than 50 million Hispanic people in the United States. By 2050, that number is expected to grow to more than 132 million, or 30 percent of the population. As the number of Spanish speakers continues to grow, Spanish proficiency will only become an even more valuable professional skill—especially in fields like business and medicine.

The study of English language and literature encompasses all facets of humanity.

You’ll study writing and literary theory, of course, but you’ll also study history, art, social customs, religion, culture, and more.

Medical technologists, the laboratory scientists who analyze body fluids and tissues, fill an extremely important role in the field of medicine.

They use high-powered microscopes and other complex equipment to perform a range of tests and laboratory procedures, which assists doctors in diagnosing and treating disease. It’s a challenging program, but if you have a passion for science and healthcare, it can lead to a rewarding and secure career.

The human mind is one of the most complicated and intriguing mysteries in today's scientific world.

If you’re fascinated by understanding why people do the things that they do, you might consider majoring in psychology.


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