This program provides students with a basic social science framework and perspective for pursuing a career in human services. The program also provides currently employed human services workers the opportunity to upgrade their skills.
Persons interested in this program should enjoy working with people. They should possess good verbal and oral communications and problem solving skills and have a positive attitude about themselves and others.
Graduates are qualified for positions as alcoholism education counselors, directors of GED (General Education Development) tutoring programs,house parents, nursing home activity directors, case workers,corrections officers, vocational rehabilitation workers, teacher's aides for exceptional children and personnel assistants. These positions are available in the areas of social welfare, mental health, juvenile and adult correction, geriatrics, education, counseling, and related fields in business and industry.
|General Education Requirements
|ENG 125||Business Writing||3|
|PSY 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Required Courses in Human Services||21|
|HMS 100||Introduction to Human Services||3|
|HMS 101||Theories and Skills||3|
|HMS 102||Policy and Politics||3|
|HMS 201||Human Services Practicum I*||3|
|HMS 202||Human Services Practicum II*||3|
|HMS 203||Human Services Practicum Seminar I||3|
|HMS 204||Human Services Practicum Seminar II||3|
|Additional Courses for Gerontology Option||12|
|SOC 251||Aspects of Aging||3|
|PSY 225||Psychology of Aging||3|
|SOC 210||Sociology of Health and Healthcare||3|
|Other Required Courses||7|
|CPT/BAS 103||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|HMS 298||Human Services Capstone||1|
|Total Required Hours||64|
*Practicum oriented toward option area.
For more information call 636-922-8241.