The Associate Degree program in Human Services teaches students the skills to function at an entry level in a variety of human service settings and capacities.

Emphasis is placed upon strengthening the student’s awareness of personal values and interpersonal skills and the values of serving the community and helping others. Successful students will gain an introductory knowledge of basic theoretical and scientific principles that aid in our understanding of human behavior and a working knowledge of basic techniques for use in service roles.

The program also provides many rich opportunities for community service and fieldwork.

Students in the Associate Degree program in Human Services complete the following requirements:

General Education Core Credits

  • CIS101AMicrosoft Windows/Word
  • COM101 Speech Communication
  • ENG101 Introduction to College Writing and Information Literacy
  • ENG102 Reading and Writing about Literature
  • MAT101 Survey of Math or BUS102 Business Math
  • Natural Science (Biology recommended)
  • Arts and Sciences Elective
  • Philosophy/Religion Elective
  • General Elective (excluding HUS, PSY, SOC)
  • Social Science Elective
  • ACT110 College Experience

Specific Requirements

  • HUS102 Introduction to Human Services
  • HUS105 Professional Development & Community Service
  • HUS106 Professional Development & Crisis Management
  • HUS107 Career Development in the Helping Professions
  • HUS306 Case Management & Counseling
  • HUS315 Culture and Community in Human Services
  • PSY102 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY103 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY201 Principles of Learning
  • PSY304 Abnormal Psychology
  • Electives in Behavioral Sciences or Education (by advisement)

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