Professional Studies Program (Evening)
Barbara Caulley, JD, Chair, (650) 508-3684, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Professional Studies Program facilitiates obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services which is designed to support working adult students employed in an array of public and private organizations and departments. Students are generally Human Services providers employed in various positions in mental health organizations, medical facilities, human resource or employee assistance departments or in government or law enforcement. The 31 unit curriculum includes seven Core courses (22 units) and an elected three course (9 unit) Concentration in either Human Services Counseling or Administration. Courses are offered in the seven-week accelerated course format to eligible working professionals twenty five years of age or older.
Bachelor of Science: Human Services
|In addition to major requirements, students must meet Core Curriculum Requirements and General Degree Requirements.|
|Credits from accredited colleges or through CLEP tests, equivalent to the following:|
|Introduction to Psychology *||
|SOC1001||Introduction to Sociology *||
|* In community colleges,
these courses are often titled General Psychology and General
| Major Requirements
Major Core Courses
|EDU2200||Transformative Learning *||0.5|
|EDU2218||Social Research Methods||3|
|EDU2221||Human Services Senior Seminar||3|
|EDU2224||Professional Development **||0.5|
|PHL2230||Ethics and Professional Responsibility||3|
|* Taken at beginning
of Major Study
** Taken at the end of Major Study
|Total Major Requirements||31|
| Other Degree Requirements*
and General Electives
* Other degree requirements include Core Curriculum Requirements and General Degree Requirements (e.g., Career Development, U.S. History).
|Total Unit Requirement
Note: A total of 124 semester units is required for the bachelor's degree. These must include a minimum of 46 units in upper-division courses. Students may transfer in up to 78 lower-division units.
Accelerated Human Services students may use PHL2230 to satisfy the Philosophy and Values Core Curriculum requirement and EDU2206 or ENG2136 to satisfy the College Writing Core Curriculum requirement. Also, EDU2248 may be used to satisfy three units of the Cultural Diversity requirement.
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
Students will select one specialized area of courses as their concentration. Additional concentrations can be obtained by completing nine (9) discrete upper-division units of upper-division electives from courses in the major. Concentration(s) available for selection are:
MINOR: HUMAN SERVICES
|EDU2209, EDU2218, and two courses from the areas of concentration are required for a total of 12 units. Only students admitted to an Accelerated Evening Degree Program may minor in Human Services. Courses for the minor must be approved by the Program Director.|
|Undergraduate EDU Course Descriptions|
|Graduate & Certificate EDU Course Descriptions|