Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Human Services (BS)

Federal CIP:  44.0000 Human Services, General

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the on-campus Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Services are expected to:

  • demonstrate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values related to significant facts, theories, and issues within the human services field;
  • display knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values consistent with an understanding and appreciation of multi-cultural issues;
  • display the critical thinking skills and research skills necessary to interpret and contribute to current practices in human services;
  • understand and apply basic principles of case management in working with clients; and
  • be prepared for employment or graduate studies in human services-related fields.


Human Services BS Requirements

Specified General Education Course

Students earning a bachelor’s degree must complete all Core Curriculum  requirements. The following specific core curriculum course(s) is required.

Choose one course from the following:

Choose one course from the following:

Choose at least 3 credit hours from the following.

Concentration (12 credit hours)

Students choose at least one 12-hour concentration; a minimum of four courses.  Courses in each concentration need to be unique.  Duplicate course credit will not be applied among concentrations.  Completion of concentration courses requires a minimum grade of C-.

Marriage and Family Services

Choose twelve (12) credit hours from the following:

Specialized Concentration

Specified 12 credit hours with prior approval of the Human Services program coordinator and the Social Sciences department coordinator.


In addition to core curriculum (40-44 credit hours) and major course requirements, students must complete elective coursework appropriate to their degree. A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for the Bachelor of Science in Human Services, including elective coursework. Students are strongly encouraged to work with their advisor to identify courses that complement their program area.


Core Curriculum  Requirements  40-44 hrs.

Major Requirements

Concentration Requirements

39-55 hrs.
12 hrs..

Electives 9-29 hrs.


Total: 120 hrs.