quinebaug valley community college

Course of Study Human Services Degree

Human Services Course of Study

Semester 1

  • ENG 101, Compostion, 3 credits                                                                                  
  • MTH 146, Math for the liberal Arts, 3 credits                                                                            
  • POL 111, American Government, 3 credits                                                                                           
  • SOC 101, Principles of Sociology, 3 credits
  • ART elective               

Semester 2

  • HSE 101, Introduction to Human Services, 3 credcits
  • PSY 111, General Psychology I, 3 credits
  • ANT 105, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 3 credits
  • BIO 115, Human Biology
  • COM 173 or BBG 204

Summer Session

  • ECN 101, Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 credits

Semester 3

  • ENG 102, Introduction to Lit & Composition, 3 credits or  or ENG 110, Introduction to Literature, 3 credits
  • BBG 115, Business Software Applications, 3 credits                                                        
  • HSE 141, Addiction/Mental Health, 3 credits                                                                                                      
  • HSE 281, Human Services Field Work I                                                                                                         
  • SOC 210, Sociology of the Family, 3 credits or PSY 211, Psychology of Women, 3 credits

Semester 4

  • HSE 243, Human Services Skills and Methods, 3 credits
  • HSE 292, Human Services Internship  OR BMG 210, Organizational Behavior, 3 credits OR Any 200 level Social Science
  • SOC 201, Contemporary Social Issues, 3 credits or SOC 221, Social Inequality, 3 credits
  • HSE 147, Change Theories and Strategies, 3 credits or  or HSE 213, Conflict Resolution

Additional Program Information

  • Please note, this is a suggested plan of study for a full-time student. Part-time students may have their schedule adjusted accordingly.