BS Human Services

If you enjoy working with people and have a desire to help others achieve their goals, the Bachelor of Science in Human Services is an ideal option for you. The degree program, delivered 100% online, is an interdisciplinary program that draws heavily from the disciplines of criminal justice, psychology, and sociology. The curriculum is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values appropriate for successful work with individuals, families, and communities.

Key Program Features

The program places an emphasis on gaining real life experience

Practical experience and networking opportunities are built into the core courses of the program

Graduates of the program can seek positions in advocacy roles, social support, and management in non-profit organizations

Program Details

Through the direct application of the concepts learned in the diversified coursework, students will have the advantage of actual experience in a semester of fieldwork.

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Core (21SH)

  • HMS 210 Introduction to Human Services
  • SOC 230 Marriage and Family
  • SOC 305 Social Services
  • CJC/SOC 335 Victimology and Advocacy
  • HMS 340 Culture and Diversity
  • HMS 350 Human Services for Special Populations
  • HMS 360 Aging, Development, Programs and Policies

Theory (9SH)

  • PSY 240 Lifespan Development
  • PSY 375 Addictions – Theory and Interventions
  • PSY 401 Theories and Counseling

Professional Emphasis (9SH)

  • HMS 400 Data Analysis and Research Methods for HMS
  • HMS 410 Case Management
  • HMS 420 Leadership, Administration and Program Dev.

Capstone (4SH)

  • HMS 480 Human Services Field Work
  • HMS 481 Human Services Seminar
  • Caseworker
  • Community Planner
  • Program Director or Assistant
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Child Welfare Specialist
  • Adult Services Specialist
  • Guardianship Specialist
  • Social Services Intake Specialist
  • Parole and Probation Specialist
  • Corrections Officer
  • Senior Living Specialist
  • Disability Development Specialist
  • Behavioral Programming Specialist
  • Crisis Interventionist
  • Peer Specialist