- Human Services Professions
- Counseling in Human Services
- Introduction to Sociology
- Foundations of Psychology
- Research Methods for Human Services
- Introduction to Social Policy
- Strategic Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management
- Ethnic Relations, Cultural Identity, and Human Services
- Human Services Internship
- Senior Seminar in Human Services
- Human Service Electives
- Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Practice and Policy
- Religion, Human Services, and Diversity in the United States
- Child Intervention and Treatment
- Services and Treatments for Chemical Dependencies
- Rape Crisis Training: Techniques in Counseling
- Social Policy, Advocacy, and Activism
- Intercultural Studies through Human Services
- Family, Kinship, and Identity in Contemporary America: Exploring
- Deaf Studies (BA only)
- Family and Children’s Services
- Psychology/ Counseling Psychology
- Administration and Policy
- Social Justice, Identity and Religion
- Applied Behavioral Analysis
Students may request to Petition for Independent Specialization.
Human Services and American Sign Language
**This is not a combined major for students interested in ASL Interpreting, to complete a ASL Interpreting & Human Services Combined Major students have to complete all requirements in both majors.**
Increased national awareness of the Deaf Community and its language, coupled with the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act has resulted in an increased demand for bilingually competent professionals in a wide range of human services. This dual major provides students with a solid theoretical and practical foundation in the Human Services field along with the linguistic skills and cultural sensitivities necessary to work directly with Deaf people in a range of public and private agencies.
Students who choose to pursue this major will find many employment opportunities working with individuals who are facing life transitions or social and emotional challenges. Specifically, students will be prepared to work in a variety of social service settings with an under-served segment of the population-individuals who are Deaf and who use the language of the Deaf Community, American Sign Language.
Human Services and Criminal Justice
A combined major in Human Services and Criminal Justice will present students with an opportunity to gain both a conceptual-theoretical understanding of both types of agencies and the real world link through various co-op experiences. There is considerable overlap in the populations served by the criminal justice system and various human services agencies. Leadership positions in either type of agency will require individuals who have a firm understanding of how cultural, social, economic and political contexts affect the daily and long-term organization and operation of both types of agencies.
Human Services and International Affairs
Combine Human Services and International Affairs to create a focus on Global Humanitarian Action. A combined major will introduce students to some of societies most pressing problems on a global, national and local level. The variety of courses offered will provide students with a conceptual understanding of the problems faced by individuals, communities and nations, along with the necessary skills to make changes among these populations. This combined major will prepare students for positions within the nonprofit sector with an international focus.
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Human Services Minor
A minor in Human Services would compliment a number of other majors. The minor in Human Services may help lead to careers in many diverse areas of the helping professions or to graduate programs in social work, counseling, rehabilitation, and law. Human services professions are among the fastest-growing occupations in the nation. Society recognizes the necessity, value, and reward of dedicating time and energy to helping people. Combining a Human Services minor with any major gives students the opportunity to learn about the individual community and political interventions for social change.
- HUSV 1101 Human Services Professions
- HUSV 2300 Counseling in Human Services
- HUSV 3700 Research Methods for Human Services
- ORGANIZATION COURSE
Complete one of the following courses:
HUSV 3570 Strategic Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management or POLS 2334 Bureaucracy and Government Organizations or SOCL 3440 Sociology of Human Service Organizations
- Complete two courses in the HUSV subject area.