Human Services, Minor

Human services work is a broad field that includes criminal justice, substance abuse, mental health, and working with the disabled, poor and disadvantaged.  The minor provides academic training and experience for graduate school. For non-majors, the following constitutes a human services minor:

SOC-101INTROD. SOCIOLOGY3
SOC-103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK3
SOC-104INTRO TO GERONTOLOGY3
SOC-206QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS3
or SOC-207 Quantitative Methods
SOC-301CURR.SOC.PROB:FIELDWORK STUDY3
SOC-302CURR.SOC.PROB:FIELDWORK STUDY3
SOC-3043
SOC-320SOCIAL PSYCH.OF ADDICTIONS3
Total Credits24

It is recommended that Field Work Study (SOC-301-SOC-302) be taken in the junior year.  SOC-301 and SOC-302 each require 80 hours in a human service agency and a major paper.