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

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
HSR-101 Introduction to Human Services 3
PSY-101 Basic Psychology 3
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
HSR-104 Contemporary Issues in Social Welfare3 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective 4
    16
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
HSR-102 Social Work Processes3 3
HSR-103 Introduction to Counseling 3
...-... Technology General Education Elective 2
...-... General Education Elective 3
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
    14
Second Semester
HSR-105 Group Dynamics 3
HSR-107 Field Work4 3
POL-101 Introduction to Political Science or  
POL-103 American Federal Government 3
...-... General Education Elective 3
...-... General Education Elective 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 62
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