Human Services Minor

This minor enables a student to examine the organization and delivery of a wide range of human services and professions. Focus areas include ethical practice, intervention approaches, and skill development and theory that students can apply in support roles in a variety of social service and health care agencies.
Note: This minor may not be declared with the following majors: B.S. in Applied Psychology: Human Services or B.S. in Human Services (all options).
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Develop knowledge of a diverse array of psychological and social theories, approaches and practices.
2. Apply knowledge of human and social behaviors across social and health care professional settings.
3. Ask critical questions about information and research in the field of Human Services.

All minor courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-, and a 2.0 grade point average must be maintained in courses for the minor. Two courses must be at the upper level (600 or 700). Only one overlap is allowed between major and minor.

Minor Requirements

HMSV 424Human Services and the Helping Process4
HLTC 690Law and Ethics for Health Care and Human Services4
SOSC 710Social Stratification and Inequality4
Select one of the following:4
Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics
Managing Conflict
Counseling Theories
Select one of the following:4
Human Development
Dynamics of Family Relationships
Organizational Behavior
Total Credits20