HS 127 Introduction to Human Services

Introduces students to human services as a profession and includes a historical and philosophical framework of human service delivery. Contemporary roles and the human service worker will be covered, including: typical duties and tasks of human service workers, income, maintenance, children's services, family services, aging, substance abuse, mental health, services for persons with disabilities, and the sociocultural aspects of providing services in a multiculturally diverse society. Students will also examine the competencies and qualifications required to become an effective human services worker, as well as the occupational and educational alternatives for graduates.




Successful completion of ENGL& 101, PSYC& 100, any 100-level Computer Applications class of 3 or more credits, and COLL 102 with a grade of C" or higher."