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Human Services Technology

Curriculum Description

The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies which provide social, community and educational services. Along with core courses, students take courses which prepare them for specialization in specific human service areas.

Students will take courses from a variety of disciplines. Emphasis in core courses is placed on development of relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes in human services. Fieldwork experience will provide opportunities for application of knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.

Graduates should qualify for positions in mental health, child care, family services, social services, rehabilitation, correction and educational agencies. Graduates choosing to continue their education may select from a variety of transfer programs at senior public and private institutions.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A45380 REVISED
NC CIP: 51.1599
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
Fall Semester
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
HSE 110 Intro to Human Services NEW REQUISITES 2 2 0 3
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques NEW REQUISITES 2 2 0 3
HSE 245 Stress Management 2 2 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
   
    13 8 0 17

Spring Semester
HSE 112 Group Process I NEW REQUISITE 1 2 0 2
HSE 210 Human Services Issues NEW REQUISITE 2 0 0 2
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
HSE 240 Issues in Client Services NEW REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
___ ___ HSE Elective 1 * * * 3
Select one:
Argument-Based Research 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    12 2 0 16

Summer Term
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
___ ___ HSE Elective 1 * * * 3
   
    3 0 0 6

Fall Semester
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
COE 115 Work Exp Seminar I 1 0 0 1
HSE 127 Conflict Resolution NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology 3 0 0 3
___ ___ HSE Elective 2 * * * 3
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    8 4 10 14

Spring Semester
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0 0 10 1
COE 125 Work Exp Seminar II 1 0 0 1
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
HSE 125 Counseling NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psych 3 0 0 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    12 2 10 17

Total Credit Hours: 70

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

 

HSE Elective 1 — Select 6 hours: DDT 110, GRO 120, HSE 150, HSE 155, HSE 220, HSE 242, HSE 251, HSE 255, SOC 225

HSE Elective 2 - Select 3 hours: DDT 230, DDT 240, SAB 110, SAB 130, SAB 140, SAB 210, SAB 215, SAB 235, SAB 250, SAB 255

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective — Select one: ART 111, ENG 273, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours vary depending on course selection.