A.A.S. Program Course List

Human Services

Human Services

A.A.S. Degree (O,T,W)

The mission of the Human Services Program is to provide students with an educational foundation which will allow them to successfully gain entry level employment within the human services arena and/or to succeed in continuing their education at a baccalaureate level upon graduation. The curriculum and individual courses consist of a balance between providing students with a strong theoretical and content foundation as well as an experiential, skill development component in order to prepare students to continue their education and/or to allow them to interface competently and ethically with clients and colleagues in a career setting.

The Human Services program at the Owens, Terry, and Wilmington Campuses are accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). The regional offices are located at 3337 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-5219,(571)257-3969 and the web site is http://www.cshse.org.


Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3
MAT 120 Math for Behavioral Sciences 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4


Courses Credits
HMS 121 Introduction to Human Services 3
HMS 122 Theories of Counseling 3
HMS 123 Dynamics/Group Communication I 3
HMS 221 Ethical Problems and Issues 3
HMS 223 Social Policy/Program Planning 3
HMS 225 Interviewing/Counseling Skills 3
HMS 243 Directed Practice I 6
HMS 244 Directed Practice II 6


Courses Credits
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
POL 111 Political Science 3
PSY 127 Human Development 3
SOC 111 Sociology 3
Select 1 course(s) from:
BIO 110 Essentls-Anatomy & Physiology 4
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
BIO 140 General Biology 4
BIO 150 Biology I 4