Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Program

Human Services Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Discuss the historical development and scope of human services.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skill pertaining to various human systems including: individual, interpersonal, group, family, organizational, community and societal.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the human conditions and factors which present barriers and challenges as well as those that promote successful human functioning.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the scope, development, and use of management information associated with the field of human services.
  5. 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.
  6. Provide entry-level direct care services and appropriate interventions to both individuals and groups of clients.
  7. Utilize critical thinking skills to assess client needs, plan appropriate interventions and advocate for unmet needs.
  8. Demonstrate interpersonal skills expected of successful human service professionals.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge, theory and skills in the administrative aspects of human services organizations.
  10. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills that represent competence and professionalism in the human services field.
  11. 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.
  12. Exemplify the values, attitudes and ethics expected of human service practitioners.
  13. Demonstrate awareness of their own values, personalities, reaction patterns, interpersonal styles and limitations and how these may affect the people they serve.
  14. Apply the competencies expected of entry-level human service professionals.