May 05, 2021
Requirements for Human Services Concentration
Eight Units Are Required for the Concentration
- HUSV 101: Introduction to Human Services (1 Unit)
- Four units, drawn from an approved list of courses each focusing on a different area of competence, to be chosen in consultation with the director of the concentration. No more than two of the courses can be from the student’s major.
- Two units of supplemental courses, to be chosen in consultation with the director of the concentration.
- Internship, one unit. See detailed information.
The Approved Courses Include:
Organizational Structures and Public Policy
Diversity in Human Services
- ANTH 256: Native North America (1 Unit)
- COMM 213: Intercultural Communication (1 Unit)
- COMM 207: Communicating Gender (1 Unit)
- HIST 243: African American History, 1865 to the Present (1 Unit)
- ETHN 103: Introduction to Ethnic Studies (1 Unit)
- PHIL 201: Ethics (1 Unit)
- PHIL 202: Social Philosophy (1 Unit)
- PHIL 206: Contemporary Moral Problems (1 Unit)
- RS 242: Christian Ethics (1 Unit)
- RS 270: Liberation Theology (1 Unit)
- SOC 333: The Sociology of Sex and Gender (1 Unit)
- SOC 345: Race and Ethnicity (1 Unit)
- SOC 370: Social Stratification (1 Unit)
- WGS 111: Introduction to Women, Gender and Sexuality (1 Unit)
- Students must take a minimum of two units of supplemental courses that add depth to the internship experience. Typically, these two courses will come from the lists above. students should select courses that complement and amplify a student’s special interests, especially in relation to their internship. Other courses not on the list above may be approved by the director of the human services concentration if the student provides ample justification.
- All students must complete a one-unit practicum internship approved by the human services director. This requirement may be satisfied by either the psychology practicum or an appropriate internship that is arranged through the student’s major department. The following represent possible internship sponsors: private social agencies, family-related agencies, public health offices, community health centers, institutions serving children and teenagers, churches and church-related institutions, crisis intervention agencies, state and local governments, and community organizations.
- For more information, contact the director of the concentration.