Human Services, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #5701

Effective May 2017

Division Social Sciences and Human Services

The human services degree prepares students for entry-level social service positions. Within the curriculum, students may select a human services generalist major or a major in gerontology assisting. The associate of applied science degree in human services prepares students for employment as case managers, child care workers, program aides, mental health technicians, job coaches, outreach workers and social service aides. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3 3
HMSR 111 PRINCIPLES OF INTERVIEW/COUNSELING 3 3
PSYH 151 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
SOCY 151G INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3 3
SOWK 151 INTRO TO SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE 3 3
 Hours16
Spring Semester
BIOG 152 HUMAN BIOLOGY 4
ENGL 162 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 2 3
HMSR 211 CRISIS INTERVENTION 2,3 3
PHLY 161 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS 3
SOCY 255G
THE FAMILY 2,3
or SOCIAL PROBLEMS
3
 Hours16
Second Year
Fall Semester
HMSR 212 CASE MANAGEMENT 2,3 3
HMSR 213 GROUP WORK IN HUMAN SERVICES 2,3 3
MTHM 158
QUANTITATIVE REASONING
or STATISTICS
3
SOWK 252G HUMAN BEHAVIOR/SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT 2,3 3
Cultural Diversity Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
HMSR 285 HUMAN SERVICES PRACTICUM AND SEMINAR 2 4
HMSR 234 MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING FOR SOCIAL WORKERS 3
PLSC 156 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT 3
SOWK 251G SOCIAL WELFARE AND POVERTY 2 3
Technical Elective 3
 Hours16
 Total Hours63
1

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

2

Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

3

Indicates that students must receive a grade of C or higher.

GED or high school diploma required for program admission. Basic math skills required as documented by placement assessment or successful completion of MTHM 058.

Cultural Diversity Electives

HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
SOCY 161GINTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
SOCY 276GRACE AND ETHNICITY3

Technical Electives

HMSR 141INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY3
HMSR 161FAMILY AND INTIMATE VIOLENCE3

Program Contact(s):

Jennifer Kukis
440-366-7419
jkukis@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.