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Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, AAS


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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Teacher Education Division

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.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for 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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