Human Services Major

Major in Human Services – 45 credits

Required in the Major:  


HSVC-105: Introduction to Human Services (WOK: Behavioral)
HSVC-257: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (WOK: Behavioral)
HSVC-303: Human Services Fieldwork with Seminar I 

HSVC-308: Theory and Practice of Counseling in Human Services
HSVC-356: Social Welfare Policy (WOK: Behavioral)
HSVC-358: Human Service Methods
HSVC-399: Administration of Human Services
HSVC-403: Human Services Fieldwork with Seminar II
HSVC-498: Senior Seminar in Human Services
Two additional courses (6 credits) as electives in Human Services* chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester:

  • HSVC-219: Child Welfare
  • HSVC-250: Heart of the City/HSVC with SOCI-250: Heart of the City/SOCI
  • HSVC-281: Special Topics in Human Services/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
  • HSVC-481: Advanced Special Topics in Human Services/Topics vary by semester (Repeatable for credit)
    PSYC-101: General Psychology (WOK: Behavioral)

Choice of:  

  • SOCI-101: Introduction to Sociology (WOK: Behavioral)
    OR
  • SOCI-103: Social Problems (WOK: Behavioral)

SOCI-201: Social Inequality (WOK: Behavioral)
SOCI-302: Social Science Research Methods (Writing Intensive)

* Courses in either Criminal Justice or Sociology may also satisfy this requirement; an advisor will assist with choosing these courses.

Sample Bachelor of Science: Human Services Major/selected minor (declaration of minor not required for graduation): Please note that this is a suggested academic plan only, it is not meant to address each student’s individual requirements or interests. Students will develop a personalized academic plan with a faculty advisor; however, it is the student’s responsibility to be aware of, register for, and successfully complete all of the requirements for graduation in the major.
 

Year One Fall 

15/16* 

Year Two Fall 

15 

Year Three Fall 

16 

Year Four Fall 

15/16* 

ENGL-101
HSVC-105
RLST-104
Language 103
WOK or elective
FYIN-100*
GLST-201
HSVC-257
SOCI-201
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
ETHS-201
HSVC-303
HSVC-358
Minor #1 or elective
Minor #2 or elective
Elective (1 cr)
HSVC-399
HSVC-403
Minor #4 or elective
Minor #5 or elective
WOK or elective
FYIN-101* with Fieldwork
       

Year One Spring 

15/16* 

Year Two Spring 

13/14* 

Year Three Spring 

16 

Year Four Spring 

15 

ILAR-101
PSYC-101
SOCI-101 or 103
WOK or elective
PHED #1*
Swim Test*
HSVC-308
RLST-2XX
HSVC elective
WOK or elective (4 cr)
PHED #2*
PSPK-101 (1 cr)
SOCI-302 (WI)
HSVC elective
Minor #3 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective
HSVC-356
HSVC-498
Minor #6 or elective
WOK or elective
WOK or elective

 

*Non-academic credit - these courses do not apply towards the minimum required for graduation.

Minimum Academic Credits required for graduation: 120