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ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS IN HUMAN SERVICES

This program provides courses to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of Human Services. Students are oriented into the Human Service fields, which address community, social, political, and economic issues. An overview of theoretical and historical perspectives of Human Services provide a basis for the application of basic helping skills and a broad understanding of local and national services and programs.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Class Description Credits
Communication
ENG 150 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 151 Freshman Compostion 3
SPH 153 Introduction to Speech 3
Total: 9
Information & Technology Literacy
ICT 150 Introduction to Computers 3
Total: 3
Critical Thinking
MAT 151 Intermediate Algebra 3
PHSCI 150/150L Physical Science 4
Total: 7
Global Awareness & Cultural Competence
Select one 3 credit course from the following options and HIS 162 for a total of six (6) credits
HIS 150 American History I 3
HIS 151 American History II 3
HIS 170 World Civilization I 3
HIS 171 World Civilization II 3
HIS 162 Pacific History
(required)
3
Total: 6
Personal Development & Responsibility
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
OR
HEA 150 Introduction to Health Science 3
Total: 3
Total GER Credits: 28

Co-Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
Select 8-9 credits from one of the following clusters:
Cluster I: General Services
HSV 150 Introduction to Human Services 3
HSV 160 Psychological & Achievement Testing 3
HSV 165 Career Delvelopment & Information Systems 3
HSV 299 Human Services Practicum/Work Experience 2
Cluster II: Counseling Services
HSV 150 Introduction to Human Services 3
HSV 155 Introduction to Counseling & Guidance 3
HSV 200 General Counseling I 3
HSV 220 Multicultural Guidance & Counseling 3
HSV 250 Survey of Substance Abuse Problems 3
Total Career Development Credits: 8-9

Core Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
English
ENG 251 Sophomore Composition 3
Total: 3
Humanities
REL 150 World Religions 3
OR
PHIL 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total: 3
History
HIS 151 American History II 3
OR
HIS 171 World Civilizations II 3
Total: 3
Mathematics
MAT 250 College Algebra & Trigonometry 4
Total: 4
Physical Education
Select any 1 credit P.E. Course 1
Total: 1
Samoan & Pacific Studies
Select one 3 or 4 credit course
SAM 101A Conversational Samoan 1 3
SAM 101B Conversational Samoan 2 3
SAM 111 Introduction to the Samoan Language 3
SAM 151/151L Freshman Samoan 4
Total: 3-4
Science
BIO 150/150L Introduction to Biological Science 4
OR
BIO 180/180L Biology I 4
Total: 4
Social Science
PSY 250 Human Development
(required)
3
Total: 6
Total Core Requirement Credits: 24-25

Total Credits

Class Credits
General Education Requirements 28
Core Foundational Requirements 24-25
Co-Foundational Requirements 8-9
Total Credits: 60-62