A.S. Degree in Human Services

Degree Requirements:

Below is the suggested course sequence to complete the Human Services degree.

First Semester

Course #Course NameCredits
ENG 101 Freshman English 1 3
COM 101 Foundations of Communication 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
HMS 101 Intro to Human Services 3
PES 100 Concepts of Physical Wellness 1
  Total: 16

Second Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
ENG 102 Freshman English 2 3
_______ SUNY American History (GE 4) 3
PSY ____ Psychology Elective * 3
_______ SUNY Natural Science (GE 2) 3-4
PHL 220 Ethics 3
PES ____ Physical Education Elective 1
  Total: 16-17

Third Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
_______ Restricted Elective # 3
PSY 260 Introduction to Counseling 3
SOC 120 Social Problems 3
MAT ____ Restricted SUNY Math course** 3
HMS 201 Human Services Field Exp 1 2
ENG 160 Technical Writing 1.5
  Total: 15.5

fourth Semester

Course # Course Name Credits
_______ SUNY Western Civilization (GE 5) 3
_______ SUNY Foreign Language (GE 9) 3
_______ SUNY Arts Course (GE 8) 3
SOC 231 Family 3
HMS 202 Human Services Field Exp 2 2
ENG 161 Technical Writing 1.5
  Total: 15.5
  Total Credits 63-64

* PSY 220 Developmental Psychology, PSY 221 Child Psychology, PSY 222 Adolescent Psychology, PSY 230 Abnormal Psychology, PSY 223 Adulthood and Aging

**Either MAT 102 or (if tested into MAT 121 or higher) MAT 125

# Psychology Course, SUNY Gen Ed Course, PED 111 Substance Abuse and Health

SUNY general education course listings and courses that suit the Social Science degree requirement can be found in the College Catalog.