The Human Services undergraduate major prepares students to work with children, adolescents and adults in settings, empowered by a foundation of study in the liberal arts, human development, and public policy.
Students in the Human Services bachelor's degree program take a core set of courses that develop the skills for working in human services agencies and settings. This major has a strong base of psychology and sociology courses. To gain an understanding of real-life application, students are required to complete over 400 hours in the field. Human Services majors graduate with the skills and experience necessary to enter a range of positions in the justice system, healthcare settings, the child welfare system, elderly services, and many others. Students may also consider the Dual Degree Program of Bachelor of Science/Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology or BS/MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
This course introduces students to a wide range of human service professions, with particular attention paid to the fields of art therapy, counseling, expressive arts therapy, holistic psychology, human services and psychology. Career opportunities are explored through guest presentations and assignments in community settings. The values and ethical issues facing human service professionals are introduced.
Instructor of Human Services
Associate Professor of Human Services
Majors:Child StudiesGlobal StudiesHuman ServicesPolitical ScienceSociology and Social Change
Minors:Global StudiesHuman ServicesPolitical ScienceSocial WorkSociologyWomen's Studies
Dual Degrees:Human Services Dual Degrees
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