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Human Services CCC

Human Services Overview (6361)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-education/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate program is designed to be the first educational step to a professional career in human services.

This program will focus on broad introductory principles of human behavior specific to the good practices and techniques in human service. Course work will enable students to employ effective communications and interpersonal skills, understand the legal and ethical responsibilities of human services and demonstrate computer literacy.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

Approximate program length: 18 months.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Dr. Suzie Duff, duffs@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3461

Employment Opportunities

Students who complete this program may find employment as services assistants, social service aides, and case management aides.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Human Services.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 18)

HUS1001Introduction to Human Services (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

SYG2430Marriage and Family (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1200Principles of Group Dynamics (AS)

3 Credits

SYG2361Death and Dying (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1302Counseling and Interviewing (AS)

3 Credits

PSY2012: Students will need to provide adequate English and Reading placement test scores or complete ENC1101 before enrolling in this course.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

HUS1001Introduction to Human Services (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1200Principles of Group Dynamics (AS)

3 Credits

PSY2012: Students will need to provide adequate English and Reading placement test scores or complete ENC1101 before enrolling in this course.

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

HUS1302Counseling and Interviewing (AS)

3 Credits

SYG2361Death and Dying (AA)

3 Credits

SYG2430Marriage and Family (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 18