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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 the recommended curriculum model below 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 2016

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
HSE 110 Intro to Human Services Requisite 2 2 0 3
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques Requisite 2 2 0 3
HSE 245 Stress Management 2 2 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy Requisite 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 13
Lab/Shop Hours: 8
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
HSE 112 Group Process I Requisite 1 2 0 2
HSE 210 Human Services Issues Requisite 2 0 0 2
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention Requisite 3 0 0 3
HSE 240 Issues in Client Services Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ HSE Elective 1 * * * 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 112
OR
Writing/Research in the Disc Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ HSE Elective 1 * * * 3
Totals

Class Hours: 3
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
HSE 127 Conflict Resolution Requisite 2 2 0 3
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
WBL 115 Work-Based Learning Seminar I Requisite 1 0 0 1
___ ___ HSE Elective 2 * * * 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 143
OR
Quantitative Literacy Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (2) (0) (4)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 10
Credit Hours: 14

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
HSE 125 Counseling Requisite 2 2 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psych Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
WBL 121 Work-Based Learning II 0 0 10 1
WBL 125 Work-Based Learning Seminar II Requisite 1 0 0 1
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 10
Credit Hours: 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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.


A45380 REVISED