Health and Human Services

Departmental Affiliation: Sociology

Health and Human Services Associate in Arts Degree

Within the Department of Sociology, an Associate in Arts degree in Health and Human Services is available on the Doheny Campus. This program prepares students for entry level careers in the social services (e.g., health services, law enforcement, probation, family services and youth services), and for advanced studies in the Baccalaureate program on the Chalon Campus. In addition to completion of all General Studies courses for the Associate in Arts degree, the following are required:

Courses Required for A.A. Degree in Health and Human Services:

SOC 5

Sociological Perspectives

(3)

SOC 6

The Family, Child, and Community

(3)

SOC 7

Introduction to Human Services

(3)

SOC 10

Deviance and Youth

(3)

SOC 13

Anatomy for the Social Services

(3)

SOC 25

Internship: Human Services

(3)

SOC 30

Human Communication

(3)

SOC 49

Multicultural Issues in Health Care

(3)

PSY 1

Introduction to Psychology

(3)

BIO 10 or

Health Science

 

BIO 5

Life Sciences

(3)

BUS 4

Business Foundations

(3)

One Ethics course:

PHI 21, RST 41, RST 45, RST 49, or RST 50

(3)

Students may select an emphasis in Bilingual Settings by the addition of the following courses:

SPA 1*

Elementary Spanish I

(4)

SPA 2* or

Elementary Spanish II

(4)

SPA 3A

Accelerated Spanish III

(3)

SPA 4

Intermediate Spanish IV

(3)

*Requirements may be met through examination

Plus all other General Studies requirements for the A.A. Degree.