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Human Service Counseling

The human service counseling program consists of two years of classes through Northeast Community College and two years of classes through Wayne State College. The following is a sample program of study for the total four years.

Required minimum for graduation from Wayne State College: 120 credit hours total

Northeast Community College

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

ENGL 1010 English Composition I

3

POLS 1000 American Government

3

PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology

3

History

3

Science

4-5

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

HUSR 1010  Intro to Human Service Counseling

3

PSYC 2200 Life Span Psychology

3

SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology

3

English/Literature

3

Mathematics

3-4

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

HUSR 2010 Intro to Case Management

3

HUSR 2020 Med/Psycho-Social Aspects-Chemical Use

3

SPCH 2010 Interpersonal Communication (or other elective) Students who do not take NECC’s SPCH 2010 will be required to take WSC’s CSL 210 upon transfer to WSC. It is offered as an online course.

3

SOCI 2150 Issues of Unity and Diversity

3

Fine Arts and Language

3-4

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

HUSR 2040 Human Services Practicum

1

HPER 1550 Lifetime Wellness

3

SOCI 2320 Social Problems

3

Oral Communciation 

3

Elective

3-5

Upon completion of the Associate of Arts degree from Northeast Community College, you will start the Bachelor of Science degree at Wayne State College. Complete your application for admission at Wayne State College toward the end of your sophomore year, and have official transcripts from Northeast (as well as transcripts from any other educational institution attended) sent to the WSC Admissions Office upon graduation from Northeast Community College. You must also be accepted into the WSC Human Service Counseling program by filing a formal application to the program, completing HUSR 1010 (or an equivalent course transferred from accredited program) and complete a Student Affirmation showing no felony convictions, nor misdemeanor convictions involving abuse, neglect, or injury to any person, nor any other convictions involving moral turpitude.

 

Wayne State College

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

JUNIOR - 1st semester

CSL 324 Fundamentals of Counseling

3

CSL 440 Substance Related and Addictive Disorder Counseling

3

PSY 450 Abnormal Psychology

3

SOC 305 Sociology of Deviance (elective if needed)

3

 

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

CSL 342 Interviewing Skills

3

CSL 470 Planning/Administering/Evaluating Human Service Programs

3

SOC 320 Social Welfare

3

SOC 444 Topics in Sociology (elective if needed)

3

PSY 430 Positive Psychology (elective if needed)

3

 

SENIOR - 1st semester

CSL 403    Group Strategies in Counseling

3

CSL 409    Human Sexuality Counseling

3

Electives (if needed for 120-hour minimum for graduation)

3-6

Prior to registering for CSL 490, student must be officially admitted into the Human Service Counseling Program, earn a minimum of 90 hours of credit (including 36 hours in the major) and receive a least a B- in CSL 342 Interviewing Skills. The student must continue to demonstrate the ability to relate empathetically and therapeutically.

 

SENIOR - 2nd semester

CSL 490 Human Service Counseling Seminar

3

PSY 316 Social Psychology

3

SOC 415 The Family

3

Elective (if needed)

3

 

SUMMER

 

CSL 497 Human Service Counseling Internship

10

Pre-approval is necessary if you wish to take electives other than the ones listed above.