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Human Services


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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

General Education Requirements - 21-23 Credits


Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 61-63****


*This course fulfills the General Education Diversity course requirement

**Students wishing to transfer to a 4-year institution should take BIOL 107 

***Students wishing to transfer to a 4-year institution should take MATH 153 

****A new college orientation requirement, completion of the one-credit ACDV 101  course, Transitioning to College, went into effect spring 2010. If you are a credit student who is new to college (meaning you have not successfully completed college coursework at another institution(s)), you are required to take ACDV 101  during your first semester at CCBC, thereby increasing the number of credits required for the degree to 62-64 credits. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) in order for this requirement to be waived.

Program Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:

  1. effectively express opinions and facts through both oral and written communication;
  2. assess and document a client’s current status and apply basic therapeutic techniques; and
  3. develop, prioritize, and implement a case management plan to address a client’s issues.

Program Description:


This program provides students with education and training to prepare them for entry-level positions in human services as well as for transfer to four-year institutions to attain professional degrees. Graduates of this program can expect to find employment serving a range of client populations including persons with physical and developmental challenges, mental health and substance abuse issues, elderly and vulnerable/at risk children.

Students who choose this curriculum and desire to transfer courses to a four-year institution should check with the program coordinator and an academic advisor. While many courses will transfer, certain specialized courses may not.

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