Human Services Courses






This is a complete list of Human Services Courses. Please note that not all courses are offered.


HS 2000 - Intro:Prin & Survey Prac

Description:Course is Writing Enriched.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:Human Services; Writing Enriched Requirement












HS 2100 - Assessment and Referral

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2013, Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010CRSE Attributes:Human Services; Writing Enriched Requirement












HS 2200 - Research in Human Services

Description:An introduction to the basic principles, approaches, and methods of social science research as utilized in the field of Human Services. The integration and parallels between Human Service practice and research will be underscored.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2010CRSE Attributes:A&S Research Requirement; Human Services; Writing Enriched Requirement












HS 3000 - Lab Communication Skills

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2010CRSE Attributes:Human Services












HS 3100 - Lab in Group Process

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2010CRSE Attributes:Human Services












HS 3400 - Working w Diverse Populations

Description:This course explores historical and contemporary diversity issues related to providing competent cross- cultural human services. The impact of socio-identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and disability) will be examined considering individual, group, and macro-system functioning.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:Cultural Studies; Diversity Requirement 1; Human Services












HS 3500 - Gerontology

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:Cultural Studies; Human Services












HS 3600 - Life Skills Planning

Description:Determination of personal and professional life goals from the perspective of one's own strengths and weaknesses. Helping others in the process of selecting career paths and developing self and peer helping skills. Recommended for undergraduate students interested in the decision-making factors in career selections.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014CRSE Attributes:Human Services












HS 3700 - Human Service Systems

Description:Organizational structures, trends and influences that impact Human Services Systems. Special emphasis upon managed care and case management as well as Human Resource Development.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013CRSE Attributes:Human Services












HS 3900 - Human Services Ind. Study

Description:Supervised research or field experience project and paper. Students may only register for this class once, and it cannot take the place of any Human Service course requirements.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2012, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Fall 2006CRSE Attributes:Human Services












HS 4000 - Seminar Human Services

Description:Integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of the student's program.Prerequisites:HS 2000 (min. grade: D-) and HS 2100 (min. grade: D-) and HS 3000 (min. grade: D-) and HS 3100 (min. grade: D-)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011CRSE Attributes:Human Services; Writing Intensive Requirement












HS 4100 - Pract Human Services

Description:Application of human service skills gained in the program through volunteer service in a community organization and structured peer counseling. The on-campus seminar will focus on tapes and case study material.Credit Hours:6Last Offered:Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012CRSE Attributes:Human Services








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