Human Services: AS Degree
The Human Services Program is designed to teach students entry level helping skills to work in the high demand field of Human Services. Students will gain knowledge of human service delivery systems; communication skills for working with individuals, groups and diverse populations; case management techniques; and will have field experiences in one or more human service agencies.
Case Aides; Community Organization Workers; Developmental Disability Assistants; Eligibility Workers; Employment Interviewers; Interviewing Clerks; Human Services Assistants; Senior Citizen Aides; Social Services Aides; Social Work Assistants; Welfare Eligibility Workers; Workforce Development Workers.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Utilize effective communication styles to assess and assist clients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds in becoming self-sufficient.
- Advocate and use case management strategies that assist clients in overcoming challenges and identifying support systems throughout the community.
- Engage in ethical and legal practices including adherence to agency, state, and federal policies and procedures.
- Identify areas for self-improvement, and pursue necessary education and/or training resources for professional development.
|HSRV-120||Introduction to Human Services||3|
|HSRV-122||Helping Skills in Human Services||3|
|HSRV-124||Working With Diverse Populations||3|
|HSRV-126||Case Management in Human Services||3|
|HSRV-130||Crisis Intervention in Human Services||3|
|HSRV-190||Human Services Field Internship 1||3|
- The following courses are recommended electives for the degree; ADS-100, ADS-120, ADS-125, ADS-132, ADS-134, ADS-193, ADS-194, ANTH-120, HELH-106, HEOC-100, HEOC-172, HSRV-131, ETHS-112, ETHS-113, ETHS-160 HUMA-174, LGBT-120, PSYC-120, PSYC-123, PSYC-124, PSYC-125, PSYC-126, PSYC-128, PSYC-135, PSYC-175, SPAN-110, SPAN-111, SPAN-120, SPCOM-120, SPCOM-124, SPCOM-126, SPCOM-130.
- ADS-100, ADS-120 and HSRV-131 are highly recommended courses for the degree.
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.