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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 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. The human services degree uses the TEAM approach described on the College of Professional Studies . Courses marked with an asterisk (*) require TEAM enrollment.

This degree is only available in the College of Professional Studies.

The human services degree uses a tracked teaching approach, Tracked Educational Adult Modules (TEAM), with students organized into TEAM groups of 12 to 18 members. Each TEAM proceeds through the HS courses in a predetermined order. Since each course builds upon the previous one, students cannot drop in or out of the TEAM at will. If you drop from a TEAM, you may have to wait until the next TEAM to re-register for classes. For additional information, please contact the Warrior Information Network.

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


  • Humanities - Elective (3 Credits must be Literature) Credit(s): 6
  • Approved - Elective Credit(s): 9

Total Credits Required: 120

** Students may test out by placement exam. Credits do not count toward degree.

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