Apr 05, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Human Services A.S., Pre-Social Work Option


If you are a full-time student taking 15-18 hours per semester and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).  All HSVC courses must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
GEOG 1043 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (S,I,H)   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or higher level General Education Math 3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Controlled Elective three (3) hours.  Select one course from the following:
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
HSVC 1313 - Chemical Dependency and Treatment  
Other HSVC electives may be allowed.  See Human Services faculty for advisement.
3
Total Credit Hours 18

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)   4
HSVC 1113 - Principles of Human Services   3
HSVC 1213 - Basic Counseling Skills   3
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • HSVC 1313 and HSVC 1213 require a C or better to progress to advanced courses in the program. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
HSVC 2023 - Lifespan Development   3
HSVC 2053 - Human Services Applications/Case Management   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Controlled Elective three (3) hours.  Select one course from the following:
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
HSVC 1313 - Chemical Dependency and Treatment  
HSVC 2073 - Issues in Human Services  
HSVC 2713 - Crisis Intervention Strategies and Practice   
Other electives may be allowed.  See Human Services faculty for advisement.
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestone

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • HSVC 2023, HSCV 1313, HSVC 2073, HSVC 1313, and HSVC 2713 require a C or better to progress to advanced courses in the program. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check and to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency if needed.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition   3
HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  or HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: Renaissance to the Early 20th Century (H)   3
HSVC 2113 - Human Services Internship   3
MATH 2193 - Elementary Statistics  or PSYC 2223 - Behavioral Statistics   3

Controlled Elective three (3) hours.  Select from one of the following courses.
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
HSVC 1313 - Chemical Dependency and Treatment  
HSVC 2073 - Issues in Human Services   
HSVC 2713 - Crisis Intervention Strategies and Practice   
Other electives may be allowed.  See Human Services faculty for advisement.

3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestone

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.