Associate of Applied Science in Human Services
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Course Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the program requirements below.
|ANTH A200||Natives of Alaska||3|
|or ANTH A202||Cultural Anthropology|
|HUMS A101||Introduction to Human Services||3|
|HUMS A107||History and Systems of Human Services||3|
|HUMS A185||Introduction to Field Work||3|
|HUMS A223||Introduction to Paraprofessional Counseling I||3|
|HUMS A256||Groups and Organizations||3|
|HUMS A295A||Human Services Practicum I||3|
|HUMS A295B||Human Services Practicum II||3|
|HUMS A324||Introduction to Paraprofessional Counseling II||3|
|PSY A111||General Psychology||3|
|or PSY A150||Lifespan Development|
|Complete 9 credits from the following:||9|
|Substance Abuse as a Contemporary Problem|
|Public Education and Prevention in Substance Abuse|
|Introduction to the Physiology and Pharmacology of Substance Abuse|
|Human Relations in the Workplace|
|Introduction to Children's Behavioral Health|
|Teaching Social Skills to Youth in Children's Behavioral Health|
|Positive Behavioral Supports in Children's Behavioral Health|
|Conflict and Collaborative Systems|
|Intervention Continuum in Substance Abuse Counseling|
|Electives (consultation with faculty advisor recommended)||12|
A total of 60 credits is required for the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with AAS in Human Services will be able to:
- Apply the skills necessary to assess client’s needs and develop a care plan.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the National Organization for Human Services (NOHS) Standards for Ethical Behavior to their professional work.
- Demonstrate active listening and paraprofessional counseling skills.
- Apply knowledge to develop community-based human service organizations.