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HUMAN SERVICES CERTIFICATE

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entrylevel employment in human services by providing them with fundamental, vocational certificate-level knowledge of the methodologies of intervention at the individual, group, and community levels. Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select. 

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
HUMSV170 Introduction to Human Services 3
HUMSV172 Group and Family Dynamics 3
HUMSV173 Helping and Interpersonal Skills 3
HUMSV179 Legal/Ethical Issues in Human Services 3
PSYCH132 Counseling Techniques 3
SOC110 Contemporary Social Issues 3
or
SOC141 Race and Ethnic Relations 3
Two other 3-unit Human Services courses 6
A minimum of four Human Services courses required forthe certificate must be completed with a grade of C orbetter prior to field work courses.
REQUIRED FIELD WORK COURSES:THE FOLLOWING TWO COURSES ARE TO BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY: Units
HUMSV195A Human Services: Intern Seminar I 1
HUMSV196A Human Services: Field Work 1 3
THE FOLLOWING TWO COURSES ARE TO BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY: Units
HUMSV195B Human Services Intern Seminar II 1
HUMSV196B Human Services: Field Work II 3
REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES: Units
ENGL015 Preparation for College Writing 4
or
ENGL101 Freshman Composition 4
PSYCH100 General Psychology 3
SOC100 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Units 42

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