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Human Services Degree Requirements

Bachelor's in Human Services Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Human Services

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN HUMAN SERVICES – 33 hours 
Human Services Core Courses (33 hours): All of the following (30 hours) 

One of the following (3 hours) 

*Internship is a required course for the major and is viewed as an invaluable tool to prepare students for employment in human services. The Human Services Department reserves the right to require alternative coursework in lieu of internship placement when the Department feels this is in the best interest of either the student or the Department. Any student with extenuating and verifiable circumstances which may prevent him/her from successfully completing an internship placement may complete an Internship Exclusion Application and submit it to the Department Chair for consideration. 
**HSRV 335 Social Research is recommended for students going on to graduate school. 
NOTE: Courses used as part of a concentration area (below) cannot be counted in the 33-hour Core. 
 
INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT 
Students who do not meet the placement guidelines (including academic performance and recommendations) for HSRV 461/462 Internship and Seminar may enroll instead in HSRV 439 to fulfill part of the core requirements for the Human Services major. This course may also serve as an elective for minors. See the Department Chair for more information concerning internship placement. 

Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Human Services - Human Services

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A CONCENTRATION IN HUMAN SERVICES – 51 hours 
NOTE: Students completing a concentration in Human Services do not need to complete a minor in order to graduate. Completion of the Human Services Core Courses (33 hours; See above.)

 Note: A statistics course is recommended for those intending to pursue graduate studies

Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Human Services - Mental Health Concentration

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A CONCENTRATION IN HUMAN SERVICES – 51 hours 
NOTE: Students completing a concentration in Human Services do not need to complete a minor in order to graduate. Completion of the Human Services Core Courses (33 hours; See above.)

Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Human Services - Addictions Concentration

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A CONCENTRATION IN HUMAN SERVICES – 51 hours 
NOTE: Students completing a concentration in Human Services do not need to complete a minor in order to graduate. Completion of the Human Services Core Courses (33 hours; See above.)

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Human Services

Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a world language through the intermediate level.

Associate of Science with a Major in Human Services

General Education Requirements

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