The Certificate program in Human Services is designed for men and women who want to learn the skills and attitudes that are needed for employment and for upgrading in human service positions, but who do not want to undertake the supporting academic courses required for the college degree.
The Certificate is awarded to people who complete four seminar courses in Human Services and the Field Work that accompanies each of these seminars. Four semesters are required to complete the program.
Certificate holders may go on to earn the A.A.S. Degree in Human Services or the A.S. Degree in Liberal Arts and Science: General Studies by adding to their programs Liberal Arts courses appropriately distributed according to the requirements for the degree they are seeking.
Students must be qualified (by Accuplacer) to take ENG 101 in order to register for HUM 101 and HUM 111. There is an extended option for students taking Transitional Studies courses in reading/writing.
(Housed in the Human Services Department)
|Distribution Requirements||Credit Hours|
|FIRST SEMESTER: 6 Credit Hours|
|HUM 101 Introduction to Human Services* AND||4|
|HUM 111 Field Work In Human Services I*||2|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 6 Credit Hours|
|HUM 102 Basic Helping Skills*** AND||4|
|HUM 112 Field Work in Human Services II***||2|
|THIRD SEMESTER: 6 Credit Hours|
|HUM 201 Models of Helping**** AND||4|
|HUM 211 Field Work in Human Services III****||2|
|FOURTH SEMESTER: 6 Credit Hours|
|HUM 202 Human Service Systems**** AND||4|
|HUM 212 Field Work in Human Services IV****||2|