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  Dec 18, 2017
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, B.A.

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(Offered only at Continuing Education Centers)

This major is an interdisciplinary applied program that promotes service to others. It fosters an understanding of the causes and consequences of individual and social problems and prepares students for careers in the helping professions. The theoretical foundation, or knowledge base, is systems theory, which provides a framework for understanding behavior and social service delivery systems. The human services major emphasizes the development of problem-solving skills, critical-thinking skills, and an understanding of the principles of interpersonal behavior in the social environment, including the impact of cultural diversity. Additionally, the major includes an advanced field placement and an examination of research methodologies to measure the success of the application of skills and knowledge learned.

University Explorations (42 credit hours)

General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.

Total Credits: 120

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