Human Service Studies: Major

2014-15 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

A major in Human Service Studies requires the following courses:

HSS 111
The Art and Science of Human Services/ELR
(Counts toward Society requirement)
4 sh
HSS 212 Counseling Individuals & Families 4 sh 
HSS 213 Working with Groups & Communities 4 sh 
HSS 285 Research Methods in Human Service Studies 4 sh 
HSS 311 Social Policy and Inequality 4 sh 
HSS 381*
Practicum: Theory and Practice
in Human Service Studies
4 sh
HSS 411
Designing and Assessing Human Service Programs 4 sh
HSS 412 Advanced Theory and Interventions 4 sh 
HSS 461 Senior Seminar 4 sh
HSS 481** Internship in Human Service Studies 4 sh 
HSS 482 Capstone Academic Field Seminar 4 sh 
 Eight semester hours selected from four-hour Human Service Studies courses 8 sh
 Total52 sh

*Prior to taking HSS 381, students must be approved by the Department of Human Service Studies. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.1 is required to be eligible for the practicum.

**Most of the other major requirements must be completed prior to taking HSS 481. Students who enroll in HSS 481 may not take any courses other than the prescribed block courses. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.2 is required to be eligible for the Internship course.

Applications for the practicum and internship courses must be completed by May 1 the semester prior to registration in order to enroll in these courses the following academic year. Applications are available on the Department of Human Service Studies' Web site.

This page was updated June 27, 2014.