Mar 23, 2019  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services AS, Pre-Social Work Option

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Program Description

This option is designed for individuals seeking careers in helping professions providing services to children, youth, elderly, and families in a variety of community-based settings with an academic goal of earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in generalist social work practice. Articulation agreements between universities provide a seamless transition toward a baccalaureate degree or master’s degree, which can be earned in five years in the greater Tulsa area. Students gain 21 credit hours of specialization in Human Services while earning the associate degree.

Semester plan available through faculty advisement. Students are strongly encouraged to seek faculty advisement to ensure they are completing the correct option for their academic goals and intended course of study beyond the associate degree. See Human Services General Information  for more information.

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Metro Campus:  (918) 595-7064

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Exhibit professionalism, ethical decision making, cultural awareness, and interpersonal skills appropriate to the field of human services.
  • Apply human service values and attitudes to promote ethical application and practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of diversity in determining and meeting needs and provide evidence of attitudes and skills that reflect this understanding.
  • Demonstrate attitudes, skills, and knowledge necessary for beginning competence in human service intervention.
  • Demonstrate professional skills of the human services field.


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Student Organizations

Consider joining one or more of these student organizations relevant to Human Services majors:  Behavioral Sciences Association (BSA), Campus Civitan, or Total Addiction Counseling & Knowledge from Life Experiences (TACKLE).  For more information, speak to Human Services faculty or stop by the Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Human Services Pre-Social Work Option Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours 37

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 27

Controlled Electives 12 hours

Select one course from the following that will transfer to the college/university you plan to attend.

Total Credit Hours: 64

Students must earn a “C” or better in HSVC courses to progress to advanced courses in the program, or gain permission of instructor or dean.
To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

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