Human Services/Generalist Option

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Human Services program is to provide an educational foundation that addresses the attitudes/values, skills, and knowledge which are essential for the personal growth of each student to become an effective human services worker.

Admission to the Program:

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and complete the COMPASS Placement Test. (contact ICC Testing Office, 694-5234)

Degree

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 62

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
PSY 110 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY  3
LABORATORY SCIENCE * 4
MATHEMATICS * 3
HUMANITIES * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
HUMSV 110 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES  3
HUMSV 111 HUMAN SERVICES APPLICATIONS I  3
HUMSV 124
or
FAMILY SYSTEMS IN THE HUMAN SERVICES 
or
3
SOC 120 MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY  3
HUMSV 125
or
CULTURAL COMPETENCE IN THE HUMAN SERVICES 
or
3
SOC 219 THE SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY IN AMERICA  3
HUMSV 127 COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND ENTITLEMENT PROGRAMS  1
HUMSV 150 HUMAN SERVICE TOPICS ** 1 to 3
HUMSV 151 CRISIS AND SUICIDE INTERVENTION  3
HUMSV 155 SOCIAL CLASS AND THE HELPING PROFESSIONS  3
HUMSV 200 HUMAN SERVICES APPLICATIONS II  3
HUMSV 213 ISSUES IN ABUSE  3
HUMSV 250 HUMAN SERVICE INTERNSHIP  2
SOC 110 AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY  3
SSC 115 LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY SERVICE  2

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
APPROVED ELECTIVES *** 6

* See specific requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
** Must complete at least 2 credit hours of HUMSV 150.
*** Consult with Program Advisor for approved CHILD, CRJ, HUMSV, PSY, SOC courses

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1 HUMSV 110; PSY 110; Humanities; ENGL 110; HUMSV 151
Spring Semester 1 COMM 110; SOC 110; Mathematics; ENGL 111; HUMSV 125 or SOC 219
Summer Semester HUMSV 213; SSC 115
Fall Semester 2 Laboratory Science; HUMSV 155; HUMSV 111; HUMSV 200; HUMSV 124 or SOC 120
Spring Semester 2 HUMSV 250; HUMSV 127; HUMSV 150; Approved Electives

Program Contact Information

Human Service Program Coordinator

ICC North

(309) 690-6891