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Human Services - 61 credits

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.

Graduates will be able to:

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.

Demonstrate ethical and effective use of communication skills with varied and diverse client populations, colleagues, and members of the community.

Recognize the importance of human diversity and understand the forms and mechanisms of discrimination and oppression.

Potential Employment Fields:

Social work
Case Manager
Chemical Dependence Counselor
Social Service worker
Mental Health Case Worker

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

Plan of Study
1st Year Fall Semester
AIS 150/155 Nakoda/ A'ani nin I Lang 3
BIOL 151 General Biology/Lab 4
GS 115 Freshman Seminar 1
WRIT 101 College Writing I 3
Elective Humanities 3
Elective Humanities or Fine Arts 3
Total 17
1st Year Spring Semester
AIS 100 Introduction to AIS 3
WRIT 201 College Writing II 3
Elective Natural Science 3
Elective Technology 3
Elective Humanities or Fine Art 3
Total 15
2nd Year Fall Semester
M 121 College Algebra 4
Elective Humanities 3
Elective Natural Science 3
Elective Social Science 3
Elective Technology 3
Total 16
2nd Year Spring Semester
SP 110 Public Speaking 3
Elective Humanities or Fine Art 3
Elective Tech or Health or PE 1
Elective Social Science 3
Elective Natural Science 3
Total 13
Total for Degree: 61 Credits

Elective List:

AIS 115 Amer. Indians in Cinema - 3 credits
POL 134 American Government - 3 credits
PSYX 230 Fund of Dev Psych - 3 credits
PSYX 225 Fund of Soc Psych - 3 credits
STAT 220 Statistics - 3 credits
HMS 220 Field Experience - 3 credits


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