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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.

CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
PSY121General Psychology3
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3
SSC100First Year Seminar1
MAT120Contemporary Mathematics3
or
MAT153College Math and Statistics4

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
HMS121Introduction to Human Services3
HMS122Theories of Counseling3
HMS123Dynamics/Group Communication I3
HMS221Ethical Problems and Issues3
HMS223Social Policy/Program Planning3
HMS225Interviewing/Counseling Skills3
HMS243Directed Practice I6
HMS244Directed Practice II6

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
POL111Political Science3
PSY127Human Development3
SOC111Sociology3
Select 1 course(s) from:
BIO110Essentls-Anatomy & Physiology4
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
BIO140General Biology4
BIO150Biology I4