May 30, 2020  
Catalog 2015-16 
    
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services


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

Semester Sequences


This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education courses .



Fall Semester Year 1*


Spring Semester Year 2


   

General Education Requirements and Electives - 18-20 Credits


General Education Electives:


  • Biological and Physical Sciences (BIOL 107  recommended) 3-4 Credit(s).***
  • Mathematics (MATH 125  or MATH 153  recommended) 3-4 Credit(s).***

Program Requirements and Electives - 41-42 Credits


Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60*


Notes


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.

**This course fulfills the General Education Diversity course requirement.

***Students wishing to transfer to a 4-year institution should take BIOL 107  and MATH 153 

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.

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.

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