Oct 23, 2019  
Catalog 2016-17 
    
Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services


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Important Information


Short 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.

Type of Credential


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

Program Code


560

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinator:

CCBC Catonsville, Lisa Boone
443-840-4379 or lboone@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

 

Semester Sequence


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 .

Semester 1*


Semester 2


Semester 4


Courses Needed for This Program*


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 transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 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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