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Human Services

This major is intended for the growing number of students who will seek employment in a human-service-related profession upon completion of the undergraduate degree and/or graduate study in social work or a counseling related field. The academic study of the social and behavioral sciences is complemented by field placement opportunities which provide practical experience in and knowledge of service agencies in the community.

Requirements for the B.S. in Human Services
A major in Human Services requires 42 semester hours, distributed as follows:
HS 231 Introduction to Human Services 3 s.h.
HS 333 Human Service Skills 3 s.h.
HS 434 Advanced Human Service Skills 3 s.h.
HS 435 Human Services Senior Seminar 3 s.h.
HS 441 Ethics and Clients Rights 3 s.h.
HS 460r Human Services Fieldwork 3 s.h.
PY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 s.h.
SO 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 s.h.
PY/SO 261 Social Psychology
or HS 451 The Group Counseling Process 3 s.h.
SO 270 Social Research Methods 3 s.h.
SO 301 Race and Ethnicity 3 s.h.
PY/SO/HS/CJ Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, and Criminal Justice electives at 300-400 level 6 s.h.

Requirements for a minor in Human Services (18 s.h.):
HS 231 Introduction to Human Services 3 s.h.
HS 333 Human Services Skills 3 s.h.
HS 434 Advanced Human Services Skills 3 s.h.
HS 435 Huam Services Senior Seminar 3 s.h.
HS 441 Ethics and Client Rights 3 s.h.
HS Elective (300-400 level) 3 s.h.