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.
Download the Human Services degree worksheet.
GPA 2.0 required
|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|
|HSE* 236||Legal Issues in Human Services|
|General Education Requirements:|
(Minimum Grade of "C" required)
|Any English course 102 or higher||3|
|COM* 173||Public Speaking||3|
|Fine Arts (Choose one): ART*, COM* 166, DAN*, DGA* 111, 128, ENG* 206, 207, 213, 263, 264, 281, 282, 285, 289, MUS*, THR*||3-4|
|POL* 111||American Government||3|
|POL* 112||State and Local Government|
|PSY* 111||General Psychology I||3|
|+PSY* 133||Peer Counseling Training||3|
|+PSY* 143||Counseling Skills|
|+PSY* 201||Life Span Development||3|
|+PSY* 245||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|SOC* 101||Principles of Sociology||3|
|SOC* 190||Self and Others: Dynamics of Diversity||3|
|MAT* 104 or higher (++ See Note Below)||3-4|
|Science Elective (Choose one): AST*, BIO*, CHE*, EVS*, OCE*, PHY*
For transfer students, a lab science is recommended.
|Open Electives: Choose any additional three (3) credit courses numbered 100 or above.||9-12|
|TotalTotal Credits Required:||60|
+ Prerequisite required
++ Transfer students should consult transfer institutions for course recommendations.