Human Services Program
Associate in Science Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning - Human Services
This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Last Modified Date: November 12, 2019
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Use formal and informal assessment practices to respond to the needs, desires, and interests of participants receiving information and support from a Human Service organization, enhancing the persons’ ability to lead a self determining life.
- Communicate effectively and demonstrate skills needed to establish collaborative relationships with participants receiving services.
- Demonstrate knowledge about formal and informal supports available, as well as diverse challenges facing participants, using advocacy strategies to overcome these challenges by mobilizing resources to reach participant goals.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in handling crisis prevention, intervention, and resolution techniques with detailed documentation of the work in a human services agency.
- Understand the mission and practices of human services organizations, fully participating in the life of the agency as a professional and be able to identify areas of self improvement and professional development needed for future goal attainment.
Graduates of this program qualify for careers in social welfare, mental health, community development, public administration, youth work, work with elderly, family counseling and social service agencies.