May 18, 2024  
2017-18 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-18 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services (BS)

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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.

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.


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 48 hrs.

Electives 28-32 hrs.


Total: 120 hrs.


At least 30 credit hours must come from courses that are 3000-level or above.

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