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The Human Services Generalist degree prepares students for entry-level human services work with a broad range of populations. This degree includes program requirements, program electives, and general education in the courses listed below.

For more information about Human Services, please visit the program page.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: HUMAN.AAS

Program Requirements
HUMAN 1100Introduction to Human Services3
HUMAN 1113Interpersonal Dynamics3
HUMAN 1114Contemporary Practice Models3
HUMAN 1121Cross-Cultural Communications3
HUMAN 1125Introduction to Addictions3
HUMAN 1141The Recovery Process3
HUMAN 1170Role of Advocacy in Human Services3
HUMAN 1175Crisis Intervention3
HUMAN 1180Interpersonal Violence3
HUMAN 2212Group Dynamics3
HUMAN 2223Field Skills1
HUMAN 2240Family Education and Treatment Models3
HUMAN 2251Fieldwork I4
HUMAN 2279Ethics & Legal Issues in Human Services3
Program Electives
Select a minimum of four credit hours from the following: 14
Esteem Building
Psychopharmacology for Addictions Counselors
Psychedelic Mindview
Mental Health First Aid
Residential Child Care
Dynamics of Child Abuse
Introduction-Developmental Disabilities
Selected Topics I
Human Services Corrections Counseling
Grief Counseling
Older Adult Care Management
Grant Development for Non-Profit Organizations
Assessment of Clinical Issues for Veterans
Treatment Approaches for Veterans And Families
General Education
Select 19 credits 219
Total Credits64

With administrator consent, credits from another Social & Behavioral Sciences discipline may be applied.


In addition to the courses listed above.

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
HUMAN 1100 Introduction to Human Services 3
HUMAN 1125 Introduction to Addictions 3
HUMAN 1113 Interpersonal Dynamics 3
ENGLI 1101 English Composition I 3
SPEEC 1100
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
or Small-Group Communication
Second Semester
HUMAN 1114 Contemporary Practice Models 3
HUMAN 1121 Cross-Cultural Communications 3
HUMAN 1141 The Recovery Process 3
MATH 1100 Business Mathematics (or higher) 3
Gen EdHumanities and Fine Arts 3
Third Semester
HUMAN 2212 Group Dynamics 3
HUMAN 2240 Family Education and Treatment Models 3
HUMAN 2279 Ethics & Legal Issues in Human Services 3
HUMAN 1170 Role of Advocacy in Human Services 3
Gen EdSocial and Behavioral Sciences 3
Fourth Semester
HUMAN 1175 Crisis Intervention 3
HUMAN 1180 Interpersonal Violence 3
HUMAN 2223 Field Skills 1
Gen EdPhysical and Life Sciences 4
ElectiveHuman Services Program Elective 4
Fifth Semester
HUMAN 2251 Fieldwork I 4
 Total Credits64

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club.
  • Meet with Human Services program advisor and faculty.
  • Complete application to the Human Services program.
  • Take placement tests.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.
  • Explore transfer options for BA completion.
  • Explore PSYCH 2280 Statistics/Social & Behavioral Sciences or SOCIO 2205 Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Third Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.
  • Identify three agencies where you would like to intern.

Fourth Semester

  • Begin E-portfolio.
  • Choose Fieldwork site.
  • Develop LinkedIn profile.

Fifth Semester

  • Complete resume.
  • Revise Portfolio.
  • Develop LinkedIn profile.
  • Apply for graduation.