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Human Services


Associate of Applied Science Degree

The required course work in this degree option is designed to provide students with basic skills necessary for employment in a wide variety of social service settings. Electives chosen in coordination with a Human Services department advisor allow the student to plan a degree that is individually tailored to meet each student's career objectives. Students planning to transfer to four-year institutions should consult with the Department Chair for Human Services for information on transferable course work.

  Semester I Credit Hours
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
    PSYT 1313 Psychology of Personal Adjustment 3
    SCWK 1321 Orientation to Social Services 3
    PSYT 2339 Counseling Theories 3
  Semester II
    SCWK 1303 Ethics for Social Service Professionals 3
  PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development OR 3
    SCWK 2305 Special Problems of Youth
  PSYT 2345 Principles of Behavior Management and Modification 3
    SCWK 2331 Abnormal Behavior 3
    Human Services Electives1 6-8
  Semester III
  CMSW 1323 The Exceptional Person 3
  SCWK 2486 Internship I -- Social Work2 4
    Therapeutic Recreation Elective3 3
    DAAC 1319 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders 3
    Human Services Elective1 3-4
  Semester IV
  +#  SCWK 2487 Internship II -- Social Work2 4
    Mathematics/Natural Sciences4 3
    Human Services Elective1 3
    Humanities/Visual and Performing Arts4 3
    SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
    SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
  TOTALS 65-68

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the following: DAAC 2307, DAAC 2306, DAAC 2341, PSYC 2306, RECT 1341, RECT 1342, SCWK 1305, SCWK 1309, SGNL 1401, SGNL 1402.
  2Students must obtain department approval in semester prior to enrollment.
  3Select from the following: RECT 1301, RECT 1341, RECT 1342.
  4Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.