+ Associate of Applied Science in Human Services
Tatiana W. Panas, Ph.D., program director
This degree program prepares students for employment as paraprofessionals in social and human service agencies. It also provides a means for those currently employed in these organizations to improve their proficiencies and move toward promotion. The two-year degree program combines academic courses and a supervised field experience, and may be applied toward several baccalaureate programs offered by the College of Health and Human Services.
The human services degree program trains the student to deal with a broad range of human service issues, populations, and agencies.
Graduates from this degree program will possess the following knowledge and skills:
- A basic level of clinical skills;
- A basic level of skill in case management theory and practice;
- An understanding of the major contemporary approaches to understanding human behavior;
- An understanding of basic descriptive statistics;
- The ability to dialog theory with practice.