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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 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.

General Education Core

***Please note, if courses are duplicated between general education and the major, approved electives increase by the number of credits duplicated.***

How to Communicate

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

How to Analyze

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Qualitative Analysis

Total Credits Required: 9

How to Lead

Choose one course (at least 3 credits) from each building block:

Global Issues Problem Solving Seminar

Total Credits Required: 3

Total Credits Required: 30

Human Services Core

Choose one of the following courses:

  • Child Development - Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Human Services - Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Psychology - Elective Credit(s): 3

Total Credits Required: 90-91

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 120-121

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