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Curriculum

B.S. in Human Services Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
24 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
PHL203 Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT105 Quantitative Methods or higher
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.

Leadership Course
3 crs.
LCS105 Elements of Organizations
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
51 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
HSV450 Senior Seminar
3 crs.
Major Core
27 crs.
HSV101 Introduction to Human Services
3 crs.
HSV260 Social Welfare
3 crs.
HSV320 Multicultural Issues in Human Services
3 crs.
HSV364 Human Behavior in Social Environment
3 crs.
HSV400 Ethical and Legal Issues
3 crs.
HSV405 Human Service Administration
3 crs.
HSV460 Human Services Practicum I*
3 crs.
HSV461 Human Services Practicum II*
3 crs.
PSY341 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
3 crs.
Directed Electives**
6 crs.
300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Concentration
15 crs.
See below for options.
15 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.


Counseling Concentration
15 crs.
HSV303 Introduction to Counseling
3 crs.
HSV330 Group Counseling
3 crs.
HSV332 Family Systems Dynamics
3 crs.
PSY306 Abnormal Psychology
3 crs.
SOC217 Alcohol and Drugs
3 crs.

Criminal Justice Concentration
15 crs.
CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3 crs.
CRJ103 Introduction to Corrections
3 crs.
CRJ331 Community Corrections
3 crs.
300 Level Criminal Justice Elective 
3 crs.
400 Level Criminal Justice Elective 
3 crs.

EQUINE INDUSTRY CONCENTRATION
15 crs.
EQU105 Exploring the Equine Industry
3 crs.
EQU/HSV212 Animal Assisted Counseling
3 crs.
EQU301 Equine Industry Orientation
3 crs.
EQU340 Equine Business Ethics
3 crs.
EQU Elective
3 crs.

Human Services Management Concentration
15 crs.
MGT105 Principles of Management
3 crs.
MGT201 Human Resource Management
3 crs.
MGT335 Organizational Behavior
3 crs.
MGT350 Public Management
3 crs.
MGT Elective
3 crs.

Psychology - Health, Education and Community Services Concentration
15 crs.
PSY101 Fundamentals of Psychology I
3 crs.
PSY201 Child Development
3 crs.
PSY220 Multicultural Psychology
3 crs.
PSY301 Social Psychology
3 crs.
PSY306 Abnormal Psychology  or  PSY307 Drugs and Behavior
3 crs.

Sociology - Health & Community Services Concentration
15 crs.
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology
3 crs.
SOC211 Sociology of Marriage and the Family
3 crs.
SOC217 Alcohol and Drugs
3 crs.
SOC312 Race and Ethnicity or  SOC315 Sex and Gender
3 crs.
SOC324 Deviant Behavior
3 crs.


*Requires prior approval.    **Selected under advisement.

The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website. 

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.


Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to articulate the historical milestones and developmental highlights of the human services profession.

  • Students will be able to identify and apply the theories and principles of human development, counseling dynamics, social and legislative issues to various human service settings.

  • Students will be able to articulate an understanding of the various issues that impact human functioning.

  • Students will be able to integrate and apply information such as client data, statistical information, and record keeping in the delivery of human services.

  • Students will be able to assess and organize the needs of clients and client groups in relation to programming, service planning and outcomes.

  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in understanding and exploring interpersonal dynamics in regard to improving service delivery.

  • Students will be able to evaluate and analyze the administrative components of human service delivery systems.

  • Students will be able to articulate and apply a code of ethics in the delivery of human services.

  • Students will be able to reflect upon and discuss their own values, beliefs, and ideas in an effort to more effectively provide direct services in the human services field.

  • Students will be able to integrate and apply their learning experiences within a human service setting through a supervised field experience.

  • Students will be able to tie together vital skills and abilities necessary to be a competent professional in the field of human services.