Human Services Generalist AAS

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | AAS - Associate of Applied Science Degree | 2 years

By entering the Human Services program at Clackamas Community College, you’ll learn how to communicate and support others as they cope with personal hardship.

Human Services is the field of assisting others in personal need, whether it’s due to drug addiction, family issues or any form of abuse. Our Human Services program will supply you with the skills and experience necessary to effectively help others achieve well- being, through preparatory work in the field, one-on- one advising by faculty and additional certification through class electives. The two-year degree also fulfills requirements to be a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) in Oregon.

 

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Human Services Generalist AAS

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Descriptions and Outcomes

Human Services Generalist Core Requirement

Complete 4 credits from of HS-280
  • HS-280
  • Human Services Generalist I: CWE/Practicum
  • 4
 
Complete 4 credits from of HS-281
  • HS-281
  • Human Services Generalist II: CWE/Practicum
  • 4
 
Complete 4 credits from of HS-282
  • HS-282
  • Human Services Generalist III: CWE/Practicum
  • 4
 
Complete HDF-140 or SOC-210
  • HDF-140
  • Contemporary American Families
  • 3
  • SOC-210
  • Marriage, Family, & Intimate Relations
  • 4
 
Complete HE-164, HE-263, or HE-264
  • HE-164
  • Body & Drugs II: Alcohol
  • 3
  • HE-263
  • Body & Drugs III: Marijuana
  • 3
  • HE-264
  • Body & Drugs IV: Other Drugs, Other Addictions
  • 3
 
Complete the Human Services Generalist Core Requirements
  • HDF-260
  • Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
  • 4
  • HS-100
  • Introduction to Human Services
  • 3
  • HS-154
  • Community Resources
  • 3
  • HS-170
  • Preparation for Field Experience in Human Services
  • 3
  • HS-216
  • Group Counseling Skills
  • 3
  • HS-232
  • Case Management
  • 3
  • HS-256
  • Advanced Interviewing Skills With Theory
  • 3
  • HS-260
  • Victim Advocacy & Assistance
  • 4
  • PSY-215
  • Introduction to Developmental Psychology
  • 4
  • SOC-205
  • Social Stratification & Social Systems
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065 or MTH-098
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
  • MTH-098
  • College Math Foundations
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete HS-156
  • HS-156
  • Conducting Human Service Interviews
  • 3
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete HE-163
  • HE-163
  • Body & Drugs I: Introduction to Abuse & Addiction
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 26 credits of Human Services Generalist Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Human Services Generalist Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 91-93