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December 15, 2015 Kenneth Colangelo

Human Services

Provides organizations with a means of offering education at a post-secondary level to employees who seek theoretical understanding of the duties they perform as well as new skills that will lead to job advancement. The program is also designed to provide a general background in human services that will prepare students not yet employed in the field with basic knowledge and skills of value to social service agencies or to the personnel departments of business and industry. All credits earned in the certificate in Human Services may be applied toward the Associate in Science degree in Human Services at the College.


Program Coordinator: Colleen Richard

Course #TitleCredits
ECN*101 Principles of Macroeconomics (a) 3
ENG*101 Composition (a) 3
HSE*101 Introduction to Human Services (a) 3
HSE*243 Human Services Skills and Methods (a) 3
PSY*111 General Psychology I (a) 3
SOC*101 Principles of Sociology (a) 3
SOC*103 Social Problems (a) 3
  Directed Human Services Elective (a) (from HSE*, PSY*201 or above, SOC*114/any 200-level SOC*, or a Foreign Language course) 3
  Directed Elective (b) 3

(a) Prerequisite and/or co-requisite required.
(b) Directed elective to be selected from courses in Foreign Languages, Psychology, or Sociology

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