Some courses taken for the major will simultaneously fulfill general education requirements.
Program Requirements: 48 hours
Along with the general education program, students must complete the major's prerequisite and
core requirements as indicated.
The following conditions apply for acceptance into the program:
- Prerequisite and recommended courses: 3 hours
Core Requirements: 45 hours
- Principles of Psychology (PSYC 1003) is recommended for HS 2103 and is a prerequisite for HS 3103 -- 3 hours
- Introduction to Human Services (HS 2103) - 3 hours
- Introduction to Counseling Theory (HS 2903) - 3 hours
- Principles & Techniques of Group Counseling (HS 2953) - 3 hours
- Life Span Development (HS/PSYC 3103) - 3 hours
- Abnormal Psychology (HS 3153) - 3 hours
- Case Management, Intake & Referral (HS 3233) - 3 hours
- Human Services Practicum I (HS 3503) - 3 hours
- Research Methods (HS 4003) - 3 hours
- Introduction to Counseling Techniques (HS 4153) - 3 hours
- Ethics & Multicultural Diversity (HS 4253) - 3 hours
- Assessment in the Helping Professions (HS 4293) - 3 hours
- Substance Abuse (HS 4343) - 3 hours
- Mental Health Administration (HS 4893) - 3 hours
- Human Services Practicum II (HS 4943) - 3 hours
- Human Services Practicum III (HS 4953) - 3 hours
A comprehensive examination is required for the Human Services & Counseling program. The exam is taken in HS 4953 during the second semester of the senior year. This examination is graded on a 200-point scale. A student must pass each section with 50% or better to pass. A passing grade is required for graduation.