Degrees - Human Services

Human Services - Associate of Arts Degree Major

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This major prepares students to work in the expanding field of human services, a growing profession in response to the human needs and problems in the 21st century. It provides a general background for work with families, children, and adults and offers the student a pathway to pursue an associate or bachelor level degree. Individuals with a major in Human Services can enhance their professional helping skills, offering them greater work opportunities as social-service technicians, case management aides, mental health technicians, gerontology aides, special-education teacher aides, and residential managers. Additionally, police officers, firefighters, military counselors, and others dealing with the public will benefit from the program training. The major exposes the student to the most current thinking in the field, hands-on experience, and community networking.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Utilize human services helping skills and resources to enhance career prospects.
  • Demonstrate intervention skills within fields of human services.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
HSVC C100 Introduction to Human Services 3.0
HSVC C101 Helping Theories and Intervention Strategies 3.0
HSVC C102 Introduction to Crisis Intervention 3.0
HSVC C104 Treatment Issues in Substance Abuse 3.0
HSVC C273 Human Services Practicum 3.0
Subtotal 15.0

Program Electives

Select one course from the following:

Course ID Name Units
ANTH C100 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
GERO C120 Professional Issues in Gerontology 3.0
GERO C130 Techniques of Working with Frail Elderly 3.0
PSYC C100 Introduction to Psychology 3.0
PSYC C116 Child Growth and Development 3.0
PSYC C170 Psychology of Aging 3.0
SOC C100 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
SOC C110 Introduction to Marriage and Family 3.0
SOC C120 Introduction to Gerontology 3.0
Subtotal for Electives 3.0
Subtotal for Major At least 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Human Services - Certificate of Accomplishment

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This certificate enables students to work in the expanding field of human services, a growing profession in response to the human needs and problems in the 21st century. The certificate program provides a general background for work with families, children, and adults and offers the student a pathway to pursue an associate or bachelor level degree. Individuals with a certificate can enhance their professional helping skills, offering them greater work opportunities as social-service technicians, case management aides, mental health technicians, gerontology aides, special-education teacher aides, and residential managers. Additionally, police officers, firefighters, military counselors, and others dealing with the public will benefit from the program training. The certificate exposes the student to the most current thinking in the field, hands-on experience, and community networking.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Utilize human services helping skills and resources to enhance career prospects.
  • Demonstrate intervention skills within fields of human services.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
HSVC C100 Introduction to Human Services 3.0
HSVC C101 Helping Theories and Intervention Strategies 3.0
HSVC C102 Introduction to Crisis Intervention 3.0
HSVC C273 Human Services Practicum 3.0
Subtotal 15.0

Program Electives

Select one course from the following:

Course ID Name Units
ANTH C100 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
GERO C220 Professional Issues in Gerontology 3.0
GERO C230 Care of Frail Elderly 3.0
HSVC C104 Treatment Issues in Substance Abuse 3.0
PSYC C100 Introduction to Psychology 3.0
PSYC C116 Child Growth and Development 3.0
PSYC C170 Psychology of Aging 3.0
SOC C100 Introduction to Sociology 3.0
SOC C110 Introduction to Marriage and Family 3.0
SOC C120 Introduction to Gerontology 3.0
Subtotal Electives 3.0
Total for Certificate 15.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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