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Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, AAS


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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences and Public Services Division/Interim Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs

The Human Services degree curriculum provides pre-service and in-service education for individuals choosing careers in community and social services. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to apply principles of behavior, communication, and social welfare in their practice with a variety of clients including the elderly, children, the disadvantaged, and other special populations.

Positions available to graduates of this program include social work careers such as eligibility worker, caseworker aide, human services worker, and substance abuse counselor.

This program has been designated as a Health Manpower Shortage program. For more information, contact the Admissions Department.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

substance abuse counselor, human services caseworker, probation worker, mental health associate transfer optionS: Students planning to transfer to a Bachelor of Arts program should follow the AA degree in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences.

Transfer Options:

Students planning to transfer to a Bachelor of Arts program should follow the AA degree in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences.  This program articulates to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies at Assumption College.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Contact the program coordinator.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Mathematics (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Arts (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • Take three credits from the following: ART, COM, CJS, DAN, ENG, FRE, GRY, HMS, HST, HTH, ITS, LAN, MUS, PHL, POL, PSY, SOC, SPA, WFS (WFS-1001 and above)

Biological/physical sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • Take three credits from the following: ART, COM, CJS, DAN, ENG, FRE, GRY, HMS, HST, HTH, ITS, LAN, MUS, PHL, POL, PSY, SOC, SPA, WFS (WFS-1001 and above)

Elective (8 credits)


Acceptable:

  • Take eight credits from the following: ART, COM, CJS, DAN, ENG, FRE, GRY, HMS, HST, HTH, ITS, LAN, MUS, PHL, POL, PSY, SOC, SPA, WFS (WFS-1001 and above)

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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