Nov 29, 2020  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services (480), Associate of Applied Science Degree


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Purpose: This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the human services industry and focuses on the training and preparation of entry-level to mid-level social and human services assistants.

Applied degrees (AAS/AAA) are designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce. Under formal articulation agreements with some four-year colleges and universities, students enrolled in a career/technical program who wish to pursue baccalaureate studies may be able to transfer selected courses into related programs at senior institutions. Students interested in pursuing transfer options should consult with a Thomas Nelson advisor early in their academic career and consult the transfer guide for their intended transfer institution and major.

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Possible Career Opportunities


In order to review a listing of possible career opportunities available upon completion of this program, please visit the VA Wizard at https://www.vawizard.org/vccs/Main.action.

Semester Total Credits 16


Semester Total Credits 18


Fall II


Semester Total Credits 14


Semester Total Credits 18


Total Minimum Credits 66


1Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should choose MTH 151 , MTH 158  or higher.
2May select from HMS 106 , HMS 162 , HMS 231  (ENG 111 ) or HMS 258  (ENG 111  & HMS 251 ).

NOTE: For courses listed in footnotes, prerequisites are included in parentheses.

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