Students interested in careers in human services or social work can elect to take several core courses toward their Associate of Arts Degree that prepare them for working with people in a variety of areas. Skills emphasized in these courses include interviewing, development of needs assessment, accessing community resources, and counseling. The Human Services courses prepare students for entry-level jobs or for transfer to a four-year degree program. Areas of employment include public and private state agencies, treatment centers for a variety of issues, group homes, and supported living and work programs for consumers with disabilities. The Human Services Club provides opportunities for students to explore the field by interacting with people working in the profession.
Social Work Associate
Family Support Advocate
Residential Treatment Associate
Long-term Care Facility Associate
Early Childhood Assistant
Upon successful completion of the Human Services curriculum with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Certificate.