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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|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|
|HMSR 211||Crisis Intervention in Human Services||3|
|SOCY 255||Family > OR||3|
|SOCY 256||Social Problems >||3|
|Fall Semester (Second Year)|
|HMSR 212||Case Management >||3|
|HMSR 213||Group Work in Human Services >||3|
|MTHM 158||Quantitative Reasoning OR||3|
|SOWK 252||Human Behavior/Social Environment>||3|
|Cultural Diversity Elective**||3|
|Spring Semester (Second Year)|
|PLSC 156||American National Government||3|
|HMSR 285||Human Services Practicum and Seminar >||4|
|SOWK 2521||Poverty and Social Welfare||3|
|Total Credit Hours: 62/63|
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. *** Indicates that students must complete prerequisite courses with a C or higher.
6. GED or high school diploma required for program admission. Basic math skills required as documented by placement assessment or successful completion of MTHM 021.
7. ^ 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 November 2016
Effective August 2016