Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Classes


In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor degree programs must complete a minimum of 46 credits in general education (40 credits in the general education college core and 6 credits in programmatic general education courses).

General Education Core Requirements - 40 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX Writing Competency (WR) 3
ENG 2XX Advanced Writing Elective (AW) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
  Science Competency (SCI) 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (SS) 3
  Cultural Competency (CU) 3
PHIL 105 Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Human Services (E/P) 3
  Global Studies Competency (G/US) 3
  Global Studies Competency (G/US) 3

Programmatic General Education Core Requirements - 6 credits

IDA 120 Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR General Education Elective 3
PSY 212 Lifespan Development 3

Human Services Major Core Requirements - 44 credits

Freshman Year

HSR 101 Introduction to Human Services 3
HSR 105 Community Organization and Advocacy 3
BUS 107 Introduction to Nonprofit Management 3
HSR 230 Introduction to Counseling 3

Sophomore Year

HSR 210 Introduction to Research in Human Services 3
HSR 225 Interviewing, Intake, and Information Management 3
HSR 297 Human Services Internship I 2
HSR 298 Human Service Internship I 2
HSR 350 Crisis Prevention and Intervention 3

Junior Year

HSR 325 Case Management: Principles and Practice 3
HSR 335 Social Welfare Policy 3
PSY 350 Cross-Cultural Psychology (SS) (MC) 3

Senior Year

HSR 410 Research in Human Services (RE) 3
HSR 493 Human Services Capstone I 3
HSR 494 Human Services Capstone II 3
HSR 499 Presentation of Competence 1

Human Services Electives - 12 credits

Directed Electives 12

Electives - 18 credits

Sampling of available electives

Open Electives 18

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