Human Services A.A. Degree

Introduces the student to a broad range of social and rehabilitation services and human development concepts designed to deal with the problem of specific populations, including the elderly, children and persons with mental or physical handicaps. Upon completion of the human services option, the student will be aware of the demands of the human service field. After completing the first year of academic work, the student has the option to follow one of four academic paths: addictions, developmental problems, gerontology, or social work transfer.

Please refer to the catalog for curriculum requirements.

  • Adult and Family Traumas
    The curriculum includes general education core requirements and:
    • HS 203 Introduction to Counseling & Interviewing
    • HS 204 Ethics & Practice Issues in Human Services
    • ID 101 Women’s Studies: Psychology & Sociology of Women or PS 104 Issues of Drugs & Alcohol or PS 204 Psychology of Adolescence or PS 205 Psychology of Aging
    • PS 207 Death and Dying
    • PS 206 Abnormal Psychology
    • SO 202 Marriage and Family
    • CE 102 Cooperative Education
  • Aging
    The curriculum includes general education core requirements and:
    • HS 203 Introduction to Counseling & Interviewing
    • HS 204 Ethics & Practice Issues in Human Services
    • PS 205 Psychology of Aging
    • PS 206 Abnormal Psychology
    • PS 207 Death and Dying
    • CE 102 Cooperative Education
  • Developmental Problems
    The curriculum includes general education core requirements and:
    • ED 203 Foundations of Special Education
    • HS 203 Introduction to Counseling & Interviewing
    • HS 204 Ethics & Practice Issues in Human Services
    • PS 206 Abnormal Psychology
    • PS 202 Social Psychology or PS 204 Psychology of Adolescence
    • CE 102 Cooperative Education
  • Addictions
    The curriculum includes general education core requirements and:
    • HS 203 Introduction to Counseling & Interviewing
    • HS 204 Ethics & Practice Issues in Human Services
    • HS 205 Fundamentals of Addiction
    • HS 206 Pharmacology of Psychoactive Drugs
    • HS 207 Theory and Practice of Group Counseling
    • PS 206 Abnormal Psychology
    • CE 102 Cooperative Education

 

 

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Barbara Angleberger
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301.846.2588