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HST: Social Services (A4538D)

Please Note:  Course change effective Fall 2017-2018. Please see your advisor if working off of an older catalog.

The Human Services Technology/Social Services concentration prepares students for direct service delivery work in social service agencies. The curriculum enables students to link theory and practice through interactive classroom activities developing a skill-based academic foundation.

Course work includes the history of the social service movement, ethical issues, case management, diversity issues, law in the practice of social work, and community resources. Students also gain skills in interviewing and counseling techniques.

Graduates should qualify for employment with local, county, state, and federal government social service agencies. Employment includes family and child assistance, rehabilitation health services, medical assistance, youth services, aging, and developmentally disabled programs public and private settings.

 

Social Services (Day) Semester Schedule

First Year - Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
HSE 110 Introduction to Human Services Credits: 3
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques Credits: 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3
SWK 110 Introduction to Social Work Credits: 3
  Elective Course I** Credits: 2-3
    Credits: 18-19

First Year - Spring Semester

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines Credits: 3
HSE 112 Group Process I Credits: 2
HSE 125 Counseling Credits: 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy Credits: 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Credits: 3
SWK 113 Working with Diversity Credits: 3
    Credits: 17

Second Year - Fall Semester

PSY 241 Developmental Psychology Credits: 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family Credits: 3
SWK 115 Community Resources Credits: 3
SWK 214 Social Work Law Credits: 3
  Elective Course II** Credits: 2-3
    Credits: 14-15

Second Year - Spring Semester

HSE 210 Human Services Issues Credits: 2
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention Credits: 3
SWK 220 Social Work Issues in Client Services Credits: 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I Credits: 1
WBL 115 Work-Based Learning Seminar I Credits: 1
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
  Elective Course III** Credits: 2-3
    Credits: 15-16