Human Services

The Human Services program is designed to provide basic education in human service and the mental health professions for students pursuing entry-level mental health professions or transfer to a mental health baccalaureate program.

Student Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to examine, investigate, and interpret a variety of concepts concerned with the study of the social life of human groups and individuals.
  • Find, comprehend, and synthesize social science research from original sources.
  • Articulate and apply counseling techniques from personality theories.
  • Recognize the importance of human diversity and understand the forms and mechanisms of discrimination and oppression.

Career Opportunities

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Human Services: Fall Semester (First Year)

GS 110Finding Place1
AIS 150/155Nakoda/Aaniiih Lang I3
CAS 242*Fund of Substance Abuse3
HMS 201Survey Human Services3
PSYX 100Introduction to Psychology3
SOCL 220Race, Class, & Gender3
Semester Total16

Human Services: Spring Semester (First Year)

AIS 100Introduction to AIS3
PSYX 240Abnormal Psychology3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
ElectiveProgram Elective3/1
ElectiveHumanities/Fine Arts3
Semester Total16

Human Services: Fall Semester (Second Year)

HMS 210*Assessment & Case Mgmt3
HMS 205 Prin of Couns & Group Th.3
M 121College Algebra4
PSYX 230Developmental Psychology3
WRIT 201College Writing II3
Semester Total16

Human Services: Spring Semester (Second Year)

COMX111Public Speaking3
HMS 250*Crisis Intervention3
HMS 279Legal Ethical Professional Issues in Human Services3
HMS 298Coop Education/Internship3
ElectiveOptional Elective3
Semester Total15
Degree Total63

* These courses are offered every other academic

NOTE: If placement test scores indicate refresher classes are needed, the student’s program will require more than two years to complete. It is imperative that students work closely with their advisors.