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Human Services

Human Services

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Chestnut Hill College’s Accelerated Adult Degree Program is designed for the adult learner. The Human Services program prepares students for careers working in agencies and organizations, such as schools, social service agencies, mental health centers, courts, crisis counseling centers, residential treatment facilities, and hospitals. In these settings, human service professionals provide a broad range of services to individuals, families, and groups including advocacy, case management, and networking. The program also prepares students for graduate studies in human services-related fields.

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Major Requirements

In addition to Core Liberal Arts, 57 credits are required in the major. The Major Requirements are:

  • UESO 101 - Introduction to Sociology
  • UEMA 103 - Survey of Math
  • UEPS 109 - Introduction to Psychology
  • UESO 128 - Diversity Issues
  • UESO 203 - Social Problems
  • UEHS 205 - Introduction to Human Services
  • UEPS 217 - Abnormal Psychology
  • UEPS 240 - Human Development
  • UEPS 308 - Theory & Practice of Counseling
  • UESO 250 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • UESO 256 – Public Policy
  • UEHS 345 - Human Service Methods
  • UESO 350 - Research Methods
  • UEHS 399 - Administration of Human Services
  • UEHS 453 - Senior Seminar

 

Major Electives

Any four of the following courses are required as major electives:

  • UEBC 206 - Business Writing and Communications
  • UEBC 355 - Grant Writing
  • UECJ 212 - Gender and the Law
  • UECJ 353 - Juvenile Delinquency
  • UEHS 400 - Special Topics
  • UEHS 322 – Ethical Issues in Human Services
  • UEHS 460 - Internship
  • UEMG 321 - Managing Non Profit Organizations
  • UEPS 202 - Educational Psychology
  • UEPS 245 - Health Psychology: the Mind/Body Connection
  • UEPS 203 - Psychology of Child Development
  • UEPS 250 - Social Psychology
  • UEPS 267 - Drugs and Behavior
  • UEPS 280 - Psychology of Aging
  • UESO 106 - Aging & Adaption for Wellness
  • UESO 114 - Social Gerontology
  • UESO 270 - Introduction to the American Healthcare System

 

Locations

For your convenience, Chestnut Hill College offers accelerated degree courses in four locations:

  • Chestnut Hill College Main Campus
  • Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell
  • University Center at Montgomery County Community College in Pottstown

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Transferring Credits

The Accelerated Adult Degree Program offers several options for students to earn credit for prior learning, including Portfoilo Assessment, CLEP Examination Program, Challenge Exam, and Internship. Students can transfer up to 75 credits from another accredited college or university.

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For more information or to schedule a personal visit with an Admissions Representative:

Call - 215-242-7704 | Email - adultdegree@chc.edu | Visit - chc.edu/scpsvisit