Human Services

Human Services

Associate of Applied Science-Curriculum Code 5701

The Human Services degree prepares students for entry level social service positions. Within the curriculum, students may select a human services generalist major or a major in gerontology assisting. The Associate of Applied Science degree in human services prepares students for employment as case managers, child care workers, program aides, mental health technicians, job coaches, outreach workers and social service aides. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this degree, please contact Jennifer Kukis at 440-366-7419 or

Fall Semester (First Year)
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
HMSR 111 Principles of Interviewing and Counseling 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOWK 151 Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work 3
Spring Semester (First Year)
BIOG 152 Human Biology  4
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
PHLY 161 Ethics 3
PLSC 156 American National Government 3
SOCY 255 Family > OR 3
SOCY 256 Social Problems > 3
Fall Semester (Second Year)
CMMC 151 Oral Communications 3

HMSR 212

Case Management > 3
HMSR 213 Group Work in Human Services > 3
PHLY 174 Critical Thinking 3
SOWK 251 Poverty and Social Welfare > 3
Cultural Diversity Elective** 3
Spring Semester (Second Year)
HMSR 211 Crisis Intervention in Human Services > 3
HMSR 285 Human Services Practicum and Seminar > 4
SOWK 252 Human Behavior/Social Environment > 3
Technical Elective* 3
Technical Elective* 2/3
Total Credit Hours: 65/66

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
2. OR Indicates that a student may select either course, which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
3. * Technical Electives: HMSR 121, 131, 141, 161, 221, 222; CRMJ 226; SOCY 265.
4. ** Cultural Diversity Electives: HSTR 267; SOCY 161, 276.
5. GED or high school diploma required for program admission. Basic math skills required as documented by placement assessment or successful completion of MTHM 021.
6. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    September 1996
Revised         April 2012
Effective       August 2012



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