Human Services

Human services encompass a wide spectrum of community work designed to help people. Human services professionals work in mental health organizations, developmental disability services, substance abuse programs and multi-service centers. Apply & Register Program Details

Human services encompass a wide spectrum of community work designed to help people. Human services professionals work in mental health organizations, developmental disability services, substance abuse programs and multi-service centers.

Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Science
CodeCourseCredits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101English Composition I13
HSR-101Introduction to Human Services3
PSY-101Basic Psychology3
SOC-101Introduction to Sociology3
...-...Humanities General Education Elective3
15
Second Semester
ENG-102English Composition II23
HSR-104Contemporary Issues in Social Welfare33
MTH....Mathematics General Education Elective3
...-...Humanities General Education Elective3
...-...Laboratory Science General Education Elective4
16

...-...Technology General Education Elective2

14

CodeCourseCredits
Second Year / First Semester
HSR-102Social Work Processes33
HSR-103Introduction to Counseling3
...-...General Education Elective3
...-...Diversity General Education Elective3
Second Semester
HSR-105Group Dynamics3
HSR-107Field Work43
POL-101Introduction to Political Science or
POL-103American Federal Government3
...-...General Education Elective3
...-...General Education Elective3
15
Total Minimum Credits60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: ENG-101
3 Prerequisite: HSR-101
4 Prerequisite: HSR-101 and HSR-103 or ADD-101.
NOTICE: Clinical placements are a required part of the curriculum and a requirement for graduation. Clinical placements may require a criminal background check, health clearance and/or drug testing before participation is allowed. Clinical sites may deny a student’s participation in the event of a positive finding. Individuals who have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may be denied certification or licensure as a health professional. Information regarding eligibility may be obtained from the appropriate credentialing body.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze contemporary social welfare issues affecting American society.
  2. Behave in a professional and ethical manner.
  3. Explain and use elements of effective working relationships encompassing the ideals of empathy, positive communication and active listening.
  4. Differentiate between various types of services within the social welfare system.

Employment Opportunities

  • Social service
  • Mental health
  • Early childhood
  • Gerontology
  • Community work
  • Corrections
  • Probation
  • Addictions
  • Rehabilitation

Contact Person

Professor Fatemah Sedighi, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4535
email: fsedighi@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

44.0701

Program Code

HSR.AS