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    Lackawanna College

    Academics

    Majors and Certificates

    Courses of Study

    Accounting
    Aviation Management (S)
    Business Administration
    Business Studies
    Cardiac Sonography (S)
    Communication Arts and Media Technology (S)
    Computer Information Systems
    Criminal Justice – Counseling
    Criminal Justice – Police/Security
    Culinary Arts (S)
    Diagnostic Medial Sonography (S)
    Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4)
    Education (4-8 or 8-12)
    Emergency Medical Services (S)
    Entrepreneurship (S)
    Environmental Science (S)
    Hospitality Management (L, S)
    Human Services
    Liberal Studies
    Petroleum & Natural Gas Compression (N-PNG)
    Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology (N-PNG)
    Petroleum & Natural Gas Measurement (N-PNG)
    Petroleum & Natural Gas Business Administration (N-PNG)
    Physical Therapist Assistant (L)
    Pre-Allied Health (S)
    Psychology (S, T)
    Recreation and Sport Management (L)
    Sports Management
    Surgical Technology (T)
    Sustainable Agriculture (L)
    Vascular Sonography (S)

    • Degrees only offered at specified locations: (H) Hazleton, (L) Lake Region, (N-PNG) New Milford – School of Petroleum and Natural Gas, (S) Scranton, (T) Towanda.

    Specialized Certificates
    Paramedic Training Institute - under construction
    Pre-Employment Training Institute - under construction
    Police Academy / ACT 120 - under construction

    Core Curriculum

    The following courses fulfill our Core Curriculum requirements:

    • College Writing (ENG 105) – 3 credits

    • Effective Speaking (COM 125) – 3 credits

    • College Algebra, Math of Finance, or Math Reasoning (for Business Majors), or Intro to Statistics and Data Analysis – 3 credits

    • Computer Information Systems elective – 3 credits

    • Humanities elective -3 credits
    • Literature, Philosophy, or Fine Arts; or Business Communications (ENG115) for Business majors

    • Social Science elective – 3 credits
    • Intro to Psychology, World History, Economics, or Intro to Sociology

    • Natural Science or Laboratory Science elective – 3 credits

    • Diversity/Global Studies elective – 3 credits
    • Cultural Anthropology, Foreign Language, American Minority Groups, Multiculturalism, or Sport in American Society

    • Ethics elective – 3 credits

    Total core curriculum requirements range from 18 to 27 credits depending upon the degree program. The Curriculum Guide for degree program includes a listing of its required core courses.