May 20, 2024  
Transfer Course Guide 
Transfer Course Guide

Midlands Tech Human Services (AAS) - Human Services (BS)

Federal CIP:  44.0000 Human Services, General

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the 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

Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements (40-41 hours)  

Students earning a bachelor’s degree must complete all Core Curriculum and General Education requirements.

Midlands Technical College Specified General Education Requirements

SWU General Education Course Credits MTC Course Equivalent (Minimum transfer grade of C- required)
MATH 1023 Algebra 3 MAT 110  College Algebra
PSYC 2003 General Psychology 3 PSY 201  General Psychology

Human Services Major Courses

Completion of major courses and concentration courses requires a minimum grade of C-.

SWU Required Course (36 hours) Credits MTC Equivalent Course (Minimum transfer grade of C- required)
PSYC 3123 Human Growth and Development 3 PSY 203  Human Growth and Development
PSYC 3363 Applied Psychopathology 3 No equivalent
PSYC 3483 Conflict Resolution 3 No equivalent
PSYC 3753 Practical Interviewing Skills 3 HUS 230 Interviewing Techniques  
SEMR 2153  Information Literacy 3 No equivalent
SOSC 2053  Foundational Issues in the Human Services 3 HUS 101  Introduction to Human Services
SOSC 2143 Human Diversity 3 No equivalent
SOSC 3053  Professional and Ethical Issues in the Helping Professions 3 HUS 221 Professional Ethics in Human Services Practice  
SOSC 3503 Advanced Social Problems 3 SOC 205 Social Problems  
One (1) option selected from the following:    
SOSC 3003 Case Management 3 HUS 209 Case Management  
SOSC 3013 Case Management I AND SOSC 3023 Case Management II 6 No equivalent
One (1) course selected from the following:    
RSCH 3803 Research Methods 3 No equivalent
SOSC 3033 Community and Program Assessment 3 No equivalent
One (1) course selected from the following:    
STAT 3203 Statistics 3 MAT 120 Probability and Statistics  
STAT 3253  Statistics in the Social Sciences 3 No equivalent
Three (3) hours selected from the following:    
SOSC 4003  Studies in Social Science 3 No equivalent
SOSC 4803  Practicum in Social Science Variable HUS 250 Supervised Field Placement I ; or HUS 251 Supervised Field Placement II  
Concentration (12 Hours)

Students choose at least one 12-hour concentration; a minimum of 4 courses.  Courses in each concentration need to be unique. Duplicate course credit will not be applied among concentrations.

Administration Concentration (12 hours) Credits Equivalent MTC Course (Minimum transfer grade of C- required)
MGMT 2013 Principles of Management 3 MGT 101 Principles of Management  
MGMT 3353 Organizational Behavior 3 MGT 255 Organizational Behavior  
SOSC 3073 Management Issues in the Helping Professions 3 HUS 222 Leadership Development in Human Services  
SOSC 3603 Community Development 3 No equivalent
Counseling Concentration (12 hours)    
PSYC 3713 Counseling Theory and Practice 3 No equivalent
PSYC 3743 Crisis Intervention 3 HUS 237 Crisis Intervention  
PSYC 3763 Multicultural Counseling 3 No equivalent
PSYC 3783 Addictions Counseling 3 No equivalent
Criminal Justice (12 hours)    
CRJS 1253 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice  
CRJS 2283 Police and Community 3 No equivalent
CRJS 3353 Juveniles and the Law 3 No equivalent
PSYC 3353 Forensic Psychology 3 No equivalent
Marriage and Family Services Concentration (12 hours)    
Select twelve (12) hours from the following:    
PSYC 3103 Child Development   ECD 102 Growth and Development I  
PSYC 3113 Adolescent Development 3 ECD 203 Growth and Development II  
PSYC 3133 Adulthood Development and Aging 3 No equivalent
SOSC 2013 Sex, Courtship, and Marriage 3 No equivalent
SOSC 2513 Family Studies 3 ECD 108 Family and Community Relations  
Specialized Concentration    
Specified 12 credit hours with prior approval of the Human Services Program Coordinator and Division Chair  

Electives  (25-29 Hours)

In addition to core curriculum and general education requirements (40-41 credit hours) and major course requirements, students must complete elective coursework appropriate to their degree.  A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for most bachelor’s degrees, including elective coursework.  Students are strongly encouraged to work with their advisor to identify courses that complement their program area.

SWU Equivalent Course Credits MTC Additional Course Requirements
Elective credit 3 BIO 110 General Anatomy and Physiology  
Elective credit 3 HUS 102 Personal and Professional Development in Helping Professions  
Elective credit 3 MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics  
Elective credit 3 SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology  


Core Curriculum and General Education 40-41 hours
Major Requirements 39-42 hours
Concentration 12 hours
Electives 25-29 hours
Total 120 hours
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