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The Human Services Pre-Social Work program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution with social work programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Human Services Pre-Social Work curriculum stresses general education coursework. In this field, a bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for most entry-level positions and a master’s degree is generally required for advancement, or to work in mental or health care settings.
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ENG 105 - Composition I
PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology
MAT 121 - College Algebra
MAT 157 - Statistics
ECN 120 - Principles of Macroeconomics
HSV 140 - Social Work and Social Welfare
ENG 106 - Composition II
BIO 112 - General Biology I
SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology
HSV 225 - Counseling Techniques
HSV 132 - Fundamentals of Case Management
SPC 112 - Public Speaking
PSY 121 - Developmental Psychology
HIS 152 - U.S. History Since 1877
HUM 287 - Leadership Development Studies
HSV 115 - Agency and Community Resources
POL 111 - American National Government
HSV 228 - Group Counseling Techniques
HSV 802 - Internship
Total Semester Hours Required: 64.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Recognize the professional characteristics of a human services worker.
- Demonstrate effective interviewing and counseling skills when engaging clients.
- Compose the written documentation required of a human services case manager.
- Assemble a comprehensive service plan.
- Recognize the dynamics of vulnerable persons and special populations.
- Evaluate community and agency resources.
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