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Human Services/Child Development Degree Option

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 65 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Human Services degree 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)

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110; HUMSV 110; PSY 110; CHILD 110; CHILD 120

Spring Semester 1:
Mathematics; CHILD 130; CHILD 132; HUMSV 111; COMM 110

Fall Semester 2:
CHILD 140; CHILD 200; HUMSV 200; SOC 110; FCS 111; CHILD 240

Spring Semester 2:
CHILD 230; CHILD 231; Laboratory Science; CHILD 241


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
LABORATORY SCIENCE *4
MATHEMATICS **3
CHILD 231LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN ***3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 110AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CHILD 110INTRODUCTION TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT ***3
CHILD 120HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ***3
CHILD 130INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE ACTIVITIES ***3
CHILD 132INFANT-TODDLER DEVELOPMENT ***3
CHILD 140CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY ***3
CHILD 200EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION ***3
CHILD 230PROGRAM PLANNING ***3
CHILD 240CHILD DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCES ***4
CHILD 241CHILD DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCES ***6
FCS 111EARLY CHILDHOOD NUTRITION EDUCATION 3
HUMSV 110INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES 3
HUMSV 111HUMAN SERVICES APPLICATIONS I 3
HUMSV 200HUMAN SERVICES APPLICATIONS II 3

* Course depends on placement test scores.
** Course selection depends upon placement test scores; MAT 102 or higher will be accepted for graduation.
*** Students must attain a grade of "C" or better in each CHILD course to be retained in and graduate from the program.

For Program Information Contact:

Human Service Program Coordinator

ICC North

(309)690-6891