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School of

Education & Applied Social Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES


The Department of Applied Social Sciences Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

Teaching Certifications

Criminal Justice (B.A.)

Social Studies (Grades 7-12)

Psychology (B.A.) Social Work (B.S.W.) Specializations: • Behavioral Health & Addictions • Forensic Social Work • Medical Social Work • School Social Work

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Minors Behavioral Health Criminal Justice Family Studies Forensic Science Gender & Women’s Studies Psychology Social Work Sociology

Seton Hill is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Learn more at setonhill.edu/nondiscrimination.


Welcome to the Hill!

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s a leading Catholic liberal arts university that embraces students of all faiths, we’re excited to help you build a home here on The Hill and create the future you’ve always dreamed of.

Welcoming Community

We celebrate diversity in both faith and culture. You are welcome here.

Celebrating Community We believe, as did Elizabeth Ann Seton, that “cheerfulness prepares a glorious mind for all the noblest acts.” At Seton Hill, you will have many reasons to celebrate.

Learning Community

We educate students to think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society. Here, you will learn to transform the world.

Serving Community

We have a commitment to justice, mercy and compassion. Here, you will receive the support you need, and you will be empowered to help others. -1-


The Department of Applied Social Sciences at Seton Hill

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re you interested in learning more about our society? Do you want to help improve the lives of people in our society using the basic principles of psychology and sociology? If so, the Department of Applied Social Sciences at Seton Hill is the place for you.

Faculty At Seton Hill, you’ll be learning from experts in their fields, who have practical experience in addition to teaching expertise. Your faculty advisor will also assist you with everything from choosing courses to deciding on a career path or graduate school.

Expert, Award-Winning

Faculty

Your Social Science Career The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts strong growth in the applied sciences through 2024. Students graduating from the Department of Applied Sciences are prepared for graduate school and a variety of careers. Seton Hill’s award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will work with you to create a career plan and find the best internships. The Center will also help you start your career. -2-


Crime Scene House

Students in a variety of majors take the knowledge they gain in the classroom and the lab to analyze mock crime scenes created at our on-campus Crime Scene House.

On-Campus

Crime Scene House

Apple Distinguished School

As a 6-time Apple Distinguished School, Seton Hill uses technology to create the best learning experiences.

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setonhill.edu/ studentspotlights

SETON HILL STUDENTS PARTNER WITH FACULTY TO DO RESEARCH ON LEARNING WITH MOBILE TECHNOLOGY.

STUDENTS PRESENT RESEARCH AT SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE IN ATLANTA

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STUDENTS STUDY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN LONDON

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR IS DEDICATED TO HELPING SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE

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All This & a Great Value Too!

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et the educational benefits of a private, career-focused liberal arts university at the best value possible! Seton Hill costs less than you think, and has even been named a “Best Value� School by U.S. News & World Report. With an average of $32 million in aid given each year, 99% of our incoming freshmen receive some type of financial aid throughout their time on The Hill.

Best Value

Provided by Seton Hill

U.S. News & World Report

Every Year -6-


Financial Aid & Scholarship

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eton Hill offers a large variety of scholarships, including • Academic Scholarships • Athletic Scholarships • Service Scholarships

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• Various Grants & Awards We work directly with you and your family to create a financial aid package that addresses your needs.

of incoming Freshmen Receive Aid

$21,000

$20,000

$19,000

Elizabeth Seton Scholarship

Aloysia Lowe Scholarship

Mary Schmidt Scholarship

GPA: 4.0 ACT (MIN): 26 SAT (NEW): 1250

GPA: 3.75 ACT (MIN): 24 SAT (NEW): 1150

GPA: 3.5 ACT (MIN): 22 SAT (NEW): 1080

$18,000

$17,000

Francesca Brownlee Scholarship

SHU Award

GPA: 3.25 ACT (MIN): 20 SAT (NEW): 1030

GPA: 3.0 ACT (MIN): 18 SAT (NEW): 960

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Examples of recent academic scholarships provided to students by Seton Hill. We take GPA, ACT & SAT scores into account for all scholarships, but the scores listed here are examples, not requirements.


We Invite You to Come for a Visit

2020 Griffin for a Day: • February 17 • March 16 • April 6

2020 Overnight Visits: • February 25 • March 10 • March 24 • April 21

2020 Saturday Visits: • January 25 • February 8 • March 14 • March 28 • April 18 • May 2

Spring Open House:

• April 4

Campus Visits are available almost every day of the week.

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“I would wish to fit you for that world in which you are destined to live.�

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton


Facts Career/ Graduate School Placement

vs. the national average

Study

Abroad

Career Services

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Internship

Opportunities

Best Northeastern College

Princeton Review

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