Human Services | Horry Georgetown Technical College

Human Services - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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Admission Type:

General College Admission
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Locations:

Grand Strand

Contact:

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(843) 349-5277

Human Services

This program prepares students for work in a variety of settings in the Human Services field. The curriculum teaches intervention skills needed to work with individuals or groups to prevent dysfunction and to support self-sufficiency through role modeling, counseling, crisis intervention, rehabilitation, social support, and behavior modification.

For more information, contact:
Robyn Causey - (843) 477-2069

Career Outlook

Graduates will be qualified for employment in the following fields

  • Mental health centers
  • Day treatment facilities
  • Group homes
  • Sheltered workshops
  • Substance abuse treatment programs
  • Eldercare facilities

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

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Program Information

Specific Admission Requirements for Program
  • CriminalBackground Check

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
HUS 101 Introduction to Human Services 3
MAT 101 Beginning Algebra 3
or    
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics  
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  TOTAL 12
Second Semester - Spring    
HUS 209 Case Management 3
HUS 221 Professional Ethics in Human Services Practice 3
HUS 260 Special Topics 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3
  TOTAL 12
Third Semester - Summer    
HUS 205 Gerontology 3
HUS 212 Survey of Disabilities & Disorders 3
HUS 208 Alcohol and Drug Abuse 3
REL 103 Comparative Religion 3
  TOTAL 12
Fourth Semester - Fall    
HUS 216 Behavior Change Techniques 3
HUS 237 Crisis Intervention 3
HUS 230 Interviewing Techniques 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
  TOTAL 12
Fifth Semester - Spring    
HUS 202 Life Transitions 3
HUS 235 Group Dynamics 3
HUS 250 Supervised Field Placement I 4
SPA 107* Hispanic Culture & Communications 3
  TOTAL 13
  TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 61
*Students transferring to a four year university should consider taking SPA 101.