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Science Credential Program
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American Humanics. 300 hours of field experience with a nonprofit, community-based service provider. Required for certificate.
Internships in Criminology: Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Victimology. Required for degree, open only to majors.
Internship in Applied Economics: Open only to economics majors.
Student Organizations within Social Sciences - Listed by Department
- Anthropology Club, 278-3002, PB 389. Mission: To promote an interest in anthropology within the college community.
- Amerasia Club, 278-3002, PB 389. Mission: To unify American-Asians with all people by becoming better acquainted through understanding and sharing of cultures and being of service to the American-Asian community.
Chicano & Latin American Studies
- La Familia - Upsilon Omega Alpha, 278-2848, SS 211. Mission: To promote academic excellence, a strong social network, cultural knowledge, and a continuous cultural involvement in the community.
- Los Danzantes De Aztlan, 278-4115, SS 220. Mission: To organize under one group any qualified student enrolled in dancing classes or any person having terminated such classes offered by Fresno State, Fresno City College and/or any educational institution of higher learning, and to work and perform in order to promote and upgrade the self-image of the Chicano through the presentation of Mexican folklore dancing from all aspects of its history up to its present.
- Phi Omega Alpha, Advisor, Otto Schweizer 278-2305, McF 244.
Mission: The mission of CSU-Fresno chapter of Lambda Alpha
Epsilon is to promote academic excellence, advanced training,
professional training, and professional interaction. Our goals
are to achieve this mission by bringing people together to create
emotional support and a sense of belonging in an atmosphere of
Our goals shall be accomplished with due consideration to our member's monetary obligation.
- Economics Club, 278-3916, PB 393. Mission: To provide career and personal development of students interested in the study of economics; to provide formal and informal activities where students can become acquainted, develop support systems, and network with faculty.
- Geography Club, 278-2797, S 182C. Mission: To provide a forum for discussion of topics related to the discipline of geography through lectures, forums, panel discussions, and social gatherings.
- History Club, 278-2153, SS 101C
- Pi Alpha Theta, 278-2153, SS 101
- Graduate Student Symposium, 278-2153, SS 101. Mission: To promote collegiality among History Graduate Students and provide supportive environment and professional opportunities.
- Political Science Club, 278-2988, SS 129. Mission: To provide students with opportunities to associate with other students, faculty, government officials, and community members.
- Public Administration Association, 278-2988, SS 129. Mission: To promote scholarship among all Fresno State students majoring in Public Administration through participation in conferences across the state; to provide them a network of professional contacts through arrangement for public administrators to speak before them; and to enrich their civic lives through participation in a voluntary association, which may well be the highest form of democracy.
- Sociology Club, 278-2234, SS 227. Mission: To promote student and faculty interaction and to facilitate professional growth, scholarship, and other learning opportunities.
- American Humanics Association, 278-2234, SS 227. Mission:
Providing its members with co-curricular opportunities with the
intent of enriching student professional leadership.