Curriculum

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

For General Education Area B1 Human Service Prospective Majors must enroll in ECON 1000 Contemporary Economic Issues (to meet admissions requirements into the major)

general education requirements

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

human services course catalog

Module 1 for all Human Service Majors

  • HS 2100: Overview of Human Services
  • HS 2200: Fundamentals of Nonprofits 
  • HS 2300: Cultural Competence in the Human Services
  • HS 2400: Interviewing Skills for the Helping Professions
  • SOCI 1101: Introduction to Sociology 
    • and POLS 2212: State and Local Government 
      • or PSYC 1101: Introduction to General Psychology 

Upper Division Major Requirements (42 Credit Hours)

  • Module 2

    • HS 2900: Working with Support Groups
    • HS 3000: Foundation Internship
    • HS 3100: Poverty and Culture
    • HS 3200: Social Welfare Policy

    Module 3

    • HS 3300: Human Socialization
    • HS 3400: Community Intervention
    • HS 3500: Research Methods for Human Services
    • Major Concentration Elective (choose from list below)

    Module 4

    • HS 4500 Working with Families
    • HS 4600 Working with Children and Youth
    • HS 4700 Crisis Intervention
    • Major Concentration Elective (choose from list below)

    Module 5

    • HS 4800: Ethics in the Helping Profession
    • HS 4900: Capstone Seminar in Human Services
    • HS 4950: Advanced Internship for Human Services Professionals
     
  • Module 2

    • HS 3000: Foundation Internship
    • HS 3100: Poverty and Culture
    • HS 3200: Social Welfare Policy
    • HS 3300: Human Socialization

    Module 3

    • HS 3400: Community Intervention
    • HS 3500: Research Methods for Human Services
    • HS 3600: Program Development and Evaluation (only offered Spring Semester)
    • HS 3650: Governance, Advocacy, and Leadership in Nonprofits (only offered Spring Semester)

    Module 4

    • HS 4100: Grant Writing and Fundraising (only offered Fall Semester)
    • HS 4200: Human Resources for Nonprofit Organizations (only offered Fall Semester)
    • Major Concentration Elective (choose from list below)
    • Major Concentration Elective (choose from list below)

    Module 5

    • HS 4800: Ethics in the Helping Profession
    • HS 4900: Capstone Seminar in Human Services
    • HS 4950: Advanced Internship for Human Services Professionals
     

Concentration Electives

Choose two from the following courses that are NOT included in the student’s concentration required courses:

  • HS 3600: Program Development and Evaluation
  • HS 3650: Governance, Advocacy, and Leadership in Nonprofits
  • HS 3700: Aging and the Family
  • HS 3750: Death, Dying, and Bereavement
  • HS 3800: Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
  • HS 3850: Introduction to Nongovernmental Organizations and Development
  • HS 3900: Dynamics of Family Violence
  • HS 3950: Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Child Advocacy
  • HS 3960: Professional and System Responses to Maltreatment
  • HS 3970: Global Child Advocacy
  • HS 4100: Grant Writing and Fundraising
  • HS 4200: Human Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
  • HS 4300: Education Abroad in Human Services
  • HS 4490: Special Topics in Human Services
  • HS 4500: Working with Families
  • HS 4600: Working with Children and Youth
  • MGT 3100: Management and Behavioral Sciences
  • POLS 3343: Principles of Public Administration
  • SOCI 3304: Social Organization
  • Cross-listed Courses

Other 3XXX and 4XXX courses may be used as upper division electives with PRIOR approval from the Human Services Program Coordinator

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any four courses in the university curriculum (in consultation with the academic advisor)

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements

Graduation Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)

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