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

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

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
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 Social Work 3
PSY 203 General Psychology I 3
Science Elective 3
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Second Semester Credits
Arts Elective(2) 3
BIO 101 Introduction to College Biology I 4
ENG 102 Composition  II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
HIS 104 History of the United States since the Civil War 3
HMS 102 Interviewing in Human Services Case Practice 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Third Semester Credits
HED Elective(4) 3
HMS 200 Human Service Skills 3
Literature Elective(5) 3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
World Language Elective(3) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fourth Semester Credits
Communication Elective(6) 3
Elective 3
HMS 205 Human Services Internship 3
Humanities Elective(5) 3
MAT/CMP Elective 3
Social Science Elective(7) 3
Total Semester Credits 18
  1. Depending on placement
  2. SUNY GE The Arts
  3. SUNY GE World Language
  4. SUNY GE Social Sciences
  5. SUNY GE Humanities
  6. Choose from:
    COM 101 Interpersonal Communications, or
    COM 103 Public Speaking, or
    COM 123 Argumentation and Debate, or
    COM 202 Persuasive Speaking
  7. Choose from:
    SOC 209 Race, Class, Ethnicity, or
    SOC 220 Sociology of the Family, or
    SOC 222 Sociology of Gender, or
    ANT 204 Cultural Anthropology

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