Human Services Technology - A45380

The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community, and educational services.  Along with core courses, students take courses which prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas.

Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines.  Emphasis in core courses is placed on development of relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes in human services.  Fieldwork experience will provide opportunities for application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.

Graduates should qualify for positions in mental health, child care, family services, social services, rehabilitation, correction, and educational agencies. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select from a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.

Human Services Technology Checksheet

Course Requirements

General Education
COM 231 Public Speaking
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family

Major Core Courses
HSE 110 Intro. to Human Services
HSE 112 Group Process I
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques
HSE 125 Counseling
HSE 210 Human Services Issues
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention
PSY 150 General Psychology
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology
SOC 210 Introduction of Sociology

Other Major Courses
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
GRO 120 Gerontology
HEA 110 Personal Health/Wellness
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology
SAB 110 Substance Abuse Overview
SOC 220 Social Problems
SWK 110 Introduction to Social Work
SWK 113 Working With Diversity

Other Required Courses
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills

Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 65


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