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Academic Programs

Human Services

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Human Services Major

Possible occupations for graduates: paraprofessionals in a wide variety of service agencies.

Curriculum

Please refer to the catalog for complete program information and curriculum notes.

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
  • HMS 100 Introduction to Human Services, 3 cr
  • ITE 119 Information Literacy, 3 cr
  • PSY 200 Principles of Psychology, 3 cr
  • SDV Student Development, 1 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 16

Second Semester

  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3 cr
  • HLT 121 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse, 3 cr
  • HMS 190 Coordinated Internship in Mental in Mental/Human Services, 2 cr
  • MEN 101 Mental Health Skill Training I, 3 cr
  • PSY 230 Developmental Psychology, 3 cr
  • SOC 268 Social Problems, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 17

Third Semester

  • HMS 290 Coordinated Internship in Human Services, 3 cr
  • PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr
  • PSY 220 Introduction to Behavior Modification, 3 cr
  • SOC 215 Sociology of the Family, 3 cr
  • HMS 141 Group Dynamics I, 3 cr
  • General Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Fourth Semester

  • MEN 295 Topics in Interviewing, 3 cr
  • MEN 225 Counseling Therapy, 3 cr
  • Math/Science Elective, 3 cr
  • SOC 266 Race and Ethnicity, 3 cr
  • HMS 290 Coordinated Internship in Human Services, 4 cr

Semester Credits: 16

Total credits required: 67