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Degree Requirements

1. Prerequisites
PSYC 111. Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 111. Introduction to Sociology

2. General Education Requirements — 42 hours

3. Foundations in Major — 30 hours
HSRV 202. Introduction to Human Services
HSRV 230. Introduction to Interpersonal Relations
HSRV 275: Field Services Practicum
HSRV 370: Generalist Case Management
HSRV 401. Multicultural Issues and Professional Practice
HSRV 475. Internship HSRV 476. Internship
PSYC 227. Lifespan Development
PSYC 365. Current Psychotherapies
SOCI 306. Social Sciences Research Methods

4. Choose A, B or C:

A. Mental Health Content Studies — 15 hours
HSRV 330. Conflict Resolution
PSYC 225. Prenatal through Adolesence Development or
PSYC 226. Adult Development
PSYC 360. Psychopathology
PSYC 361. Group Process and Practice
SOCI 333. Social Psychology

B. Social Services Content Studies — 15 hours
HSRV 340. Social Welfare Policy
HSRV380: Grantmaking for the Social Sciences
HSRV 387. Social Sciences Information Systems
ORGL 455. Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations
SOCI 200. Social Problems

C. Substance Abuse Services —15 hours
HSRV311: Substance Abuse
HSRV316: Methods of Substance Abuse Treatment
HSRV330: Conflict Resolution
PSYC225: Prenatal through Adolesence Development PSYC361: Group Process and Practice

Electives: 33 hours
TOTAL: 120 semester hours

Grade Requirements

A student seeking a major in human services must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 in the courses required in the major to qualify for graduation. A student may not have a grade lower than a C in any course required for the major. The S/U grading option may not be elected for a required course in the major.

Field Services Practicum

Students should get a copy of the Field Services Practicum Handbook, which includes both the needed forms and a detailed account of the requirements from their Center Coordinator or Faculty Advisor.

Internships

Students should get a copy of the Internship Handbook, which includes both the needed forms and a detailed account of the requirements, from their center coordinator or Faculty Advisor. A student must have senior status before applying to take his/her human services internship. It is the student’s responsibility to find an internship site. At least 8 weeks prior to beginning the internship, the student must have the internship site approved by his/her faculty advisor. Internships will be completed during two sessions of the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Students must complete 6 hours of human services internship. Students may not take more than 7 internship hours during any semester. Students may take a maximum of only 10 internship hours while earning their undergraduate degree. Students will be required to take HSRV 475 and 476, each of which is three credits.

MINORS

Human Services
18 Semester Hours

Requirements
HSRV 202. Introduction to Human Services — 3 hours
5 additional HSRV courses — 15 hours

Human services courses required for a student’s major may not be used toward a human services minor

Applied Psychology
18 Semester Hours

Requirements
PSYC 111. Introduction to Psychology — 3 hours
5 additional psychology courses — 15 hours

Psychology courses required for a student’s major may not be used toward a psychology minor.