Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Program
Human Services Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
- Discuss the historical development and scope of human services.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill pertaining to various human systems including: individual, interpersonal, group, family, organizational, community and societal.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the human conditions and factors which present barriers and challenges as well as those that promote successful human functioning.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the scope, development, and use of management information associated with the field of human services.
- Demonstrate the ability to identify and analyze overall service needs, plan appropriate services and intervention strategies for various populations, implement services and evaluate outcomes of services.
- Provide entry-level direct care services and appropriate interventions to both individuals and groups of clients.
- Utilize critical thinking skills to assess client needs, plan appropriate interventions and advocate for unmet needs.
- Demonstrate interpersonal skills expected of successful human service professionals.
- Demonstrate knowledge, theory and skills in the administrative aspects of human services organizations.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills that represent competence and professionalism in the human services field.
- Utilize a process of self-evaluation that fosters a commitment to life-long learning in areas including professional career planning, advanced and continuing education, and active membership in appropriate professional organizations.
- Exemplify the values, attitudes and ethics expected of human service practitioners.
- Demonstrate awareness of their own values, personalities, reaction patterns, interpersonal styles and limitations and how these may affect the people they serve.
- Apply the competencies expected of entry-level human service professionals.