[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, B.A. (Online and On Ground)

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.