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Human Services: Community Service and Social Welfare (A.A.)

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Human Services: Community Service and Social Welfare (A.A.)–This program leads to the Associate of Arts degree and is designed for those students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program in social work or a related human services field. The program includes a broad variety of required and elective courses in community service (social-work oriented courses), social sciences, humanities, literature, science and math, and addictions. Various articulation agreements are in place for successful graduating students.

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Human Services
A.A. Program
Hegis Code: 5506

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I or
AHS 132 Anatomy and Physiology II or
BIO 101 General Biology I
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1)
HMS 117 Introduction to Community Service 3
PSY 203 General Psychology I 3
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Second Semester Credits
ENG 102 Composition  II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
Fine/Performing Arts Elective (2) 3
HIS 104 History of the United States II 3
HMS 200 Community Service Skills 3
Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Third Semester Credits
English Literature Elective (3) 3
HED 231 Death Education: A Health Perspective or
HED 251 Human Sexuality or
HED 271 Alcoholism, Addictions and Abusive Behavior
HMS 205 Community Service Internship 3
Humanities Elective (4) 3
MAT/CMP Elective 3
Social Science Elective (5) 3
Total Semester Credits 18
Fourth Semester Credits
Communication Arts Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Humanities Elective (3) 3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Semester Credits 15

1. Depending on placement.

2. SUNY GER The Arts.

3. SUNY GER Humanities.

4. SUNY GER Foreign Language.

5. SUNY GER Social Sciences.