Human Services Technology A45380

Curriculum Description:
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.

Degree Course and Hour Requirements:  66-67 Semester Hours Credit


I.      General Education Courses (15-16 SHC)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30003
COM 231Public Speaking30003
PSY 265Behavioral Modification30003
Humanities Elective
Select one of the following:
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy22003
MAT 152Statistical Methods I32004

II.     Major Courses (25 SHC)

HSE 110Introduction to Human Services22003
HSE 112Group Process I12002
HSE 123Interviewing Techniques22003
HSE 125Counseling22003
HSE 210Human Services Issues20002
HSE 225Crisis Intervention30003
PSY 150General Psychology30003

        Required Subject Areas

PSY 281Abnormal Psychology30003


Select one of the following:
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology30003
SOC 213Sociology of the Family30003

        Other Major Hours (26 SHC)

CIS 110Introduction to Computers22003
WBL 111Work-Based Learning I001001
WBL 115Work-Based Learning Seminar I10001
HSE 220Case Management22003
HSE 242Family Systems30003
DDT 110Developmental Disabilities30003
GRO 120Gerontology30003
HSE 227Children and Adolescents in Crisis30003
SAB 110Substance Abuse Overview30003
SWK 110Introduction to Social Work30003

HUMANITIES ELECTIVE:  ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, HUM 110, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 160, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112

DEVELOPMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:  DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098, DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, ACA 085