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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 diploma 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.

Diploma

D45380
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
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 13
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

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 125 Counseling Requisite 2 2 0 3
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
Totals

Class Hours: 11
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 13

Fall 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
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
___ ___ HSE Elective ** ** ** 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

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

**Hours vary depending on course selection.

D45380