May 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, B.S.

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Human Services is an ideal degree choice for students who are interested in a career helping others. The program provides an orientation to social agency administration with a management background.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize factors that contribute to the development of social problems that negatively impact clients who utilize social service or human service organizations.
  2. Describe the theories, concepts, and ethical principles for managing in a human services environment. Identify the skills necessary to effectively lead a human service, social service, mental health, business or industry organization and the development and evaluation of programs in these settings.
  3. Demonstrate ability to use fundamental helping and assessment techniques.
  4. Apply management and leadership acumen to varying leadership situations on the job, including the resolution of complex problems and situations that impact an organization’s ability to adequately serve its clients.
  5. Employ the use of effective oral communication and writing skills including APA style in professional and academic settings.
  6. Gain exposure to the relevance of recognizing and respecting individual differences and promoting the acceptance of human diversity.

Required Courses

General Education Core

Total Credits Required: 39

Total Credits Required: 72-73

Approved Electives: 9 Credits

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 120-121

4-Year Plan for Traditional Degree Only

Total: 16

Total: 15

Total: 15

Semester IV

Total: 15

Total: 15

Total: 15

Semester VII

Total: 15

Semester VIII

Total Credits Required: 15

Total Credits Required: 121

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