Human Services (A.S.)

 

The Human Services program is designed to provide education and training for individuals seeking employment in various social service and educational settings. The program is also designed to provide a basis for those who choose to continue their education at other colleges.

The program offers an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills which will enable individuals to work in a variety of areas. There are specialization courses from which students may select, depending on their areas of interest.

Opportunities in human services are available in social service agencies, community action programs, day care centers, educational settings, in work with the elderly, and those individuals who may have emotional or physical problems.

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MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
GPA 2.0 required

Human Services:
Number Title Credits
HSE* 101 Introduction to Human Services 3
+HSE* 241 Human Services Agencies and Organizations 3
+HSE* 281 Human Services Field Work I 3
+PSY* 212 Health Psychology 3
  or  
HSE* 236 Legal Issues in Human Services  
Humanities:
Number Title Credits
+ENG* 101 Composition (*) 3
   * Minimum "C" grade required
+ENG* Any ENG* course 102 or higher 3
COM* 173 Public Speaking 3

 

Fine Arts Elective:
Number Title Credits

Choose one course from:  ART*, COM* 166, DAN*, DGA* 111, 128,

ENG* 206, 207, 213, 263, 264, 281, 282, 285, 289, MUS*, THR*

3-4

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Number Title Credits
POL* 111 American Government 3
or
POL* 112 State and Local Government  
PSY* 111 General Psychology I 3
+PSY* 133 Peer Counseling Training 3
or
+PSY* 143 Counseling Skills  
+PSY* 201 Life Span Development 3
or
+PSY* 245 Abnormal Psychology  
SOC* 101 Principles of Sociology 3
SOC* 190 Self and Others: Dynamics of Diversity 3

 

Math:
Number Title Credits
One Math course above MAT* 100
3-4

 

Science:
Number Title Credits

Science Elective

Choose one course from:  AST*, BIO*, CHE*, EVS*, OCE*, PHY*

(For transfer students a lab science is recommended)

3-4

 

Open Electives:
Number Title Credits
Choose any four credit courses numbered 100 or above
12-16
Minimum Total Credits:
60

+ Prerequisite required

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