2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Human Services Minor 15 credits

This minor offers students the opportunity to explore a range of approaches to human services delivery and change, addressing a variety of personal, interpersonal, or environmental stressors.  The minor provides students with two different tracks from which to choose, either the Macro Track or the Micro Track.

Macro Track

The Macro Track offers students the opportunity to focus on initiating change on the community and societal levels through a variety of interventions including community organizing, advocacy, policy development, or economic development and administration (systemic change).

Required Core (9 Credits):

CHMSR 1551Foundations and Systems in the Helping Professions

3

CHMSR 3303Micro/Macro Assessment

3

CPLCY 3552Social Policy

3

Choose TWO courses (6 Credits):

At least one of the courses chosen below must be at or above the 3000  level.

** Students may substitute appropriate graduate-level courses with permission of the Division Director for Social Sciences

CHMSR 4551Senior Capstone Seminar: Human Services and Counseling

3

CMGMT 3440Not-for-Profit Management

3

CPLCY 4441Global Child and Family Policy

3

CPOLS 3450HBO's The Wire: The Politics of U.S. Urban Inequality

3

CPSYC 2402Child Homelessness

3

CPSYC 3439Organizational Psychology

3

CSOCL 1404Social Problems

3

CSOCL 2402Sociology of Family

3

CSOCL 3016Social Issues in Aging

3

CSOCL 3551Activism and Change in Communities

3

CSOCL 4130Gender and Globalization

3

CSWRK 3301Challenging Racism

3

Micro Track

The Micro Track offers students the opportunity to focus on a range of direct interventions designed to support behavioral or interpersonal change for children, adolescents, and/or adults in a variety of human service settings (individual or small group change).

Required Core (9 Credits):

CHMSR 1551Foundations and Systems in the Helping Professions

3

CHMSR 3303Micro/Macro Assessment

3

CPLCY 3552Social Policy

3

Choose TWO (6 Credits):

CBIOL 2502Essentials of Health

3

CPSYC 3405Abnormal Psychology

3

CPSYC 3422Trauma and Crisis

3

CPSYC 3424Counseling Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

3

CPSYC 3427Family Interventions

3

CSOCL 1404Social Problems

3

CSWRK 3201Case Management in Social Work and Counseling

3

CSWRK 3301Challenging Racism

3

CSWRK 3350Forensic Social Work

3

For Human Services Minors, one component of the student’s experiential learning requirement in their major must be in a human services setting or a setting that provides the opportunity for micro or macro skill development.