Academics: Majors and Programs

Human Services Courses

Cognate Courses
Any cognate course may be used to fulfill the social science divisional requirement. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all cognate courses.

Required Courses for All Human Services Majors

Major Electives
Students must choose one from each of the following specialty areas:

  • ECO 141 Introduction to Economics 4
  • PSC 201 National Government 4
  • PSY 200 General Psychology 4
  • SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology or
  • ANTH 203 Introduction to Anthropology 4
  • HUSV 201 Introduction to Human Services 4
  • MGT 300 Principles of Management 4
  • SOC 335 Methods of Research 4
  • HUSV 400 Field Work in Human Services 4
Community Studies 4
PSY 325 Community Psychology
SOC 321 Community Organizing
SOC 352 Urban Sociology
ECO 369 Urban Economics

Criminology 4
PSC 484 Racism and the Law**
SOC 275 Introduction to Criminology
SOC 405 Women, Values, and the Law
SOC 408 Sociology of Law

Developmental Psychology 4
PSY 302 Child Psychology
PSY 220 Developmental Psychology
PSY 304 Adolescent Psychology

Individual or Group Processes 4
PSY 309 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
PSY 402 Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Relations
PSY 415 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Multicultural Studies 4
ANTH 305 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Gender
EDU 434 Multicultural Education
ENG 326 U.S. Ethnic Literature
ENG 432 Stages in Women’s Lives
Foreign Language course at the 300 level or above

Public Policy 4
EDU 407 Advocacy in Urban Schools
PSC 312 Public Administration and Public Policy
PSC 484 Racism and the Law**

**Racism and the Law may satisfy the requirement in one area listed.
Note: Major electives may be taken at other institutions with approval of
the Program Coordinator; however, students must complete a total of 40
hours of required courses and major electives.