Bachelor of Human Services

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Baccalaureate Programs.

Students must complete an Associate of Applied Science in Human Services from an accredited institution recognized by UAA. For more information, see the Human Services website at www.uaa.alaska.edu/hums or the Human Services Student Handbook.

Graduation Requirements

Major Requirements

Core Courses
HUMS A321Diversity Issues in Human Services Practice3
HUMS A322Service Coordination in Human Services Practice3
HUMS A352Human Services Administration3
HUMS A412Ethical Issues in Human Services Practice3
HUMS A414Advanced Case Management for Human Services Professionals3
HUMS A415Advanced Human Services Systems3
HUMS A417Substance Abuse Counseling for Human Service Professionals3
HUMS/HS A420Introduction to Program Evaluation3
HUMS A435Individual and Group Facilitation3
HUMS A461Crisis Intervention3
HUMS A495Human Services Practicum III3
HUMS A496Human Services Integrative Capstone3
Electives
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Family Mediation
Men and Masculinity Issues in Human Services Practice
Career Development for Human Services Professionals
Working with Traumatized Children
Substance Abuse and the Older Adult
Total Credits42

A total of 121 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper division.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Human Services will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and ethical values integral to the field of human services.
  • Possess advanced skill sets necessary to provide direct and indirect client services in a community-based human services professional setting.
  • Apply research and program evaluation techniques appropriate to the field of human services.