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Human Services Program of Study

Every effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. The class sequence listed is suggested only. The final decision rests with the student and academic advisor.

View the counseling course rotation.

2022-23 Academic Year

Note: Students must complete all General Studies requirements as well as requirements for a second major or minor.

Freshman
CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2) (3)
HUS 202 Introduction to Human Services (3)
HUS 218 Personal Growth (3)
ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1) (3)
PSY 101 General Psychology (General Studies CAT 5 and prereq for upper-level major courses) (3)
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (General Studies CAT 5 and prereq for upper-level major courses) (3)
General Studies CAT 4, CAT 6, CAT 9, and CAT 10 (12)

Sophomore
HUS 324 Fundamentals of Human Services (3)
PSY 230 Life Span Development (3)
Electives, minor, or second major courses (9)
General Studies CAT 3, CAT 7, and CAT 8 (9)

Junior
HUS 342 Interviewing Skills (prereq: admittance to HSC program) (3)
SOC 320 Social Welfare (prereq: SOC 101) (3)
Electives, minor, or second major courses (12)
Select one of the following:
SSC 300 Social Sciences Research Methods (3)
SSC 310 Research and Statistical Analysis (3)
SSC 319 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)
SSC 419 Advanced Social Sciences Research Methods (3)

Senior
HUS 403 Group Strategies (3)
HUS 470 Planning, Administration, and Evaluation of Human Service Programs (3)
HUS 490 Human Services Seminar (spring) (3)
PSY 450 Abnormal Psychology (spring) (3)
Electives, minor, or second major courses (12)

Summer
HUS 497 Human Service Internship (3)
Upper level electives in HUS, PSY, or SOC (6)

Recommended electives:

Addiction Specialty (allows for application of PLADC license):
PSY 440 Psychopharmacology (3)

Criminal Justice Focus:
CJA 105 Intro to Criminal Justice (3)
CJA 210 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
CJA 405 Family Violence (3)
CJA electives

Sociology:
SOC 305 Sociology of Deviance (3)
SOC 345 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
SOC 445 Native Americans (3)

Additional Courses:
FCS 110 Family and Personal Relationships (3)
SPA Spanish courses