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Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 61 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Human Services program is to provide an educational foundation that addresses the attitudes/values, skills, and knowledge which are essential for the personal growth of each student to become an effective human services worker.

Admission to the Program:
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and complete the COMPASS Placement Test (contact ICC Testing Office, 694-5234)

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
English; HUMSV 110; Humanities; HUMSV 120; PSY 110

Spring Semester 1:
HUMSV 121; COMM 110; SOC 110; Mathematics; Approved Elective; HUMSV 150

Summer Semester 1:
Approved Elective; DACT 105

Fall Semester 2:
HUMSV 122; HUMSV 111; HUMSV 200; HUMSV 151; HUMSV 127

Spring Semester 2:
HUMSV 123; HUMSV 250; Laboratory Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGLISH *3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
LABORATORY SCIENCE *4
MATHEMATICS *3
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
DACT 105INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND RECOVERY 3
HUMSV 110INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES 3
HUMSV 111HUMAN SERVICES APPLICATIONS I 3
HUMSV 120SURVEY OF PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION 4
HUMSV 121PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION SKILLS 3
HUMSV 122PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION HEALTH SKILLS 3
HUMSV 123VOCATIONAL AND COMMUNITY LIVING SKILLS 4
HUMSV 127COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND ENTITLEMENT PROGRAMS 1
HUMSV 150HUMAN SERVICE TOPICS **1 to 3
HUMSV 151CRISIS AND SUICIDE INTERVENTION 3
HUMSV 200HUMAN SERVICES APPLICATIONS II 3
HUMSV 250HUMAN SERVICE INTERNSHIP 2
SOC 110AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVES ***6

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Must complete at least 2 credit hours of HUMSV 150.
*** Approved electives: CHILD 120; HLTH 121; HUMSV 114, 124, 125, 126, 214, PSY 118, 202, 225, SOC 114, 120, 219

For Program Information Contact:

Human Service Program Coordinator

ICC North

(309)690-6891