2016-2017 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2022  
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services Program A.S., Generalist Option

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs and Certificates

Human Services is a creative, innovative field for persons who work with, and give support to, other human beings.  The Human Services A.S. Generalist Option prepares students to transfer to a Bachelor of Human Services or closely related degree program.  The required coursework is designed to help students develop an understanding of human and social systems, as well as the ethics and values that guide human services practitioners.  Students learn through a combination of classroom work and fieldwork, spending 285 hours in human services agencies such as hospitals, mental health centers, social service agencies, counseling sites and other facilities.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Serve Human Services clients or carry out other supportive human service agency functions
  • Explain the historical and philosophical foundation of Human Services
  • Identify human systems, discuss their interaction, and recognize the conditions that promote or limit optimal human functioning
  • Analyze service problems, select appropriate strategies, services, or interventions, and evaluate outcomes
  • Apply human service ethics, values, and attitudes in personal, educational, and professional settings with an understanding of cultural/ethnic diversity.
  • Evaluate their own values, personalities, reaction patterns, interpersonal styles, and limitations


Program Code for registration: HMGEN

Click link below for course schedule:

Search for Classes

Suggested Sequence - Human Services A.S., Generalist Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-17

Total credits: 15

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16-17

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Sequence Notes:

 (1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Degree Audit Information

Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

Transfer Information

For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs and Certificates