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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
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 (2) 3
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Second Semester Credits
AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I, or
AHS 132 Anatomy and Physiology I, or
BIO 101 Introduction to College Biology I
ENG 102 Composition  II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
Fine/Performing Arts Elective (3) 3
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
Foreign Language Elective (4) 3
HED 231 Death Education: A Health Perspective or
HED 251 Human Sexuality or
HED 271 Alcoholism, Addictions and Abusive Behavior
HMS 200 Human Service Skills 3
Literature Elective (5) 3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fourth Semester Credits
COM 101 Interpersonal Communications, or
COM 103 Public Speaking, or
COM 123 Argumentation and Debate, or
COM 202 Persuasive Speaking.
Elective 3
HMS 205 Human Services Internship 3
Humanities Elective (5) 3
MAT/CMP Elective 3
SOC 209 Race, Class, Ethnicity, or
SOC 220 Sociology of the Family, or
SOC 222 Sociology of Gender, or
ANT 204 Cultural Anthropology.
Total Semester Credits 18
  1. Depending on placement
  2. SUNY GER Social Sciences
  3. SUNY GER The Arts
  4. SUNY GER Foreign Language
  5. SUNY GER Humanities