HUMAN SERVICES

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department: Human Services

School: Community Engagement & Development

CIP Code: 44.0000
MCC Program Code: HU10
NYSED Code (DCC): 33158
Admissions
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New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Continuing students should contact Human Services for more information.

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50% or more of this program can be completed online.

Description
The Human Services A.S. degree program prepares students to transfer and earn a Baccalaureate degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related area, by providing both professional and general education courses that parallel the first two years in a four-year institution. Students will explore the helping professions in the classroom and gain practical experience through internships at area agencies. Human Services/Social Work professionals find employment with various types of social agencies including child protection agencies, senior citizen centers, agencies serving handicapped persons, family counseling centers, hospitals, schools and probation departments.
(Housed in the Human Services Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Identify generic helping skills utilized in the Human Services field.
2) Demonstrate as appropriate the helping skills utilized in the Human Services field.
3) Assess when the various applications of the Human Services helping skills are used effectively in an agency setting.
4) Apply good judgment and professionalism as supported in the “Ethical Standards of Human Services Professionals” in areas similar to but not necessarily: basic client rights to privacy, effective treatment, or ethical issues.
5) Document behaviors accurately in cogently written statements.
6) Develop an action-oriented Human Services assessment.
7) Conduct a thorough study of a community agency (including mission statement, agency history, organizational structure, and funding).
8) Define the various roles of a Human Services worker in providing services to clients in community agencies.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into Level 4 Math at MCC). Placement into ENG 101 or higher.

Distribution Requirements
Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
HUM 101 Introduction to Human Services* AND
4
HUM 111 Field Work in Human Services I*
2
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE##
3
First Semester Total:
15
SECOND SEMESTER
HUM 102 Basic Helping Skills**AND
4
HUM 112 Field Work in Human Services II**
2
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
3
SPC 141 - Interpersonal Speech Communication OR
SPC 142 - Public Speaking OR
SPC 143 - Small Group Communication OR
SPC 144 - Communication and Crisis
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY-H) ELECTIVE++
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
Second Semester Total:
17
THIRD SEMESTER
MTH 16- Statistics I
3
BIO 133 - Human Biology
3
BIO 132 - Laboratory to Accompany Human Biology
1
HUM 201 Models of Helping***AND
4
HUM 211 Field Work in Human Services III***
2
PSY 108 Fundamentals of APA Style
1
OPEN ELECTIVE
1-3
Third Semester Total:
15-17
FOURTH SEMESTER
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - ARTS+ (SUNY-A) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - AMERICAN HISTORY (SUNY-AH) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATION (SUNY-OWC) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCES (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCES (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE##
3
Fourth Semester Total:
15
TOTAL CREDITS:
62-64
*Program requires passing grade of C- or higher.
**HUM 106, HUM 116 can be substituted for HUM 102, 112 or HUM 201, 211.
+ For SUNY The Arts elective, students can choose from SUNY Gen Ed List: COM 120, MUS 119, THE 110, or any ENG course listed in this category. 
++Choose any English literature course
##Choose any ACD or ECE courses, or any of the HUM courses not already required (with the exception of HUM 100, ECE 110, or ACD 246)

Revised: 3/13/2018
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