Human Services (HUS) Courses


HUS 102 Human Services in Contemporary America (3-0) 3 hrs.

An introduction to the contemporary Human Service field. It includes a philosophical and theoretical orientation to Human Services; exploration of agency structure, personnel and services and an agency visitation. Professional and personal human services competencies, ethics and the law are also examined.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


HUS 103 Case Management (3-0) 3 hrs.

This course focuses on the case management process. Students develop a basic understanding of the primary concepts and process of case management. Attention is paid to documentation, the interview, assessment, developing a service plan, managing information, networking, monitoring services, referral and successful termination and discharge. Prerequisite: HUS 102, Corequisite: PSY 150.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


HUS 204 Field Experience I (4-0) 4 hrs.

Field Experience with individual and group supervision. The student will spend six –eight hours per week in direct agency service under supervision, for a total of ninety hours during the semester and class time in small group supervision. Emphasis will be on developing and strengthening human service competencies such as; assessment procedures, case management, interviewing, utilizing resources and networking. Prerequisites: HUS 102, PSY 150 and permission of instructor.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF


HUS 205 Field Experience II (4-0) 4 hrs.

Field Experience with individual and group supervision. The student will spend six –eight hours per week in direct agency service under supervision, for a total of ninety hours during the semester and class time in small group supervision. Field Experience II affords students a second placement with possibilities of exposure to a different area of human services or a similar, more intense experience. It also includes a major research project. Prerequisites: HUS 102, HUS 204, PSY 150 and permission of instructor.  View Course Syllabus Adobe Acrobat, PDF