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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.

Diploma

D45380 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
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
   
    13 4 0 15

Spring Semester
HSE 112 Group Process I NEW REQUISITE 1 2 0 2
HSE 125 Counseling NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
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
   
    11 4 0 13

Fall Semester
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psych 3 0 0 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3 0 0 3
___ ___ HSE Elective ** ** ** 3
   
    9 0 0 12

Total Credit Hours: 40

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 Electives — Select 3 hours: HSE 242, SAB 110, SAB 130

**Hours vary depending on course selection.

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