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Associate of Arts in Human Services

Pursue your calling to serve others in a professional setting.

Description:

The Associate of Arts in Human Services lays a foundation for adults interested in a position focused on serving individuals, families and society. Its purpose is to develop practitioners who are biblically-informed, ethical thinkers who can practically apply their knowledge to serving others in society. The program seeks to prepare professionals who can meet the needs of diverse communities with integrity and sensitivity, and be prepared for a further education and life-long learning.

Career Opportunities:

This degree is applicable in many career fields, but it is especially designed for organizations and non-profits that focus on human services, such as education, recreation, corrections, social services, and business.

CORE CLASSES

Semester 1

GEN 121

Personal and Bible Study Skills

3

GEN 123

College Writing and Research

3

BUS 115

Introduction to Computers

3

HUM 133

Philosophy and Worldview

3

 

Semester 2

MIN 161

Living the Christian Faith

3

LEA 173

Communication for Leaders

3

BIB 143

New Testament Survey

3

HUM 131

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Semester 3

GEN 221

Exploring God’s World

3

HUM 231

World Civilizations

3

HUM 233

Cultural Diversity

3

HUM 255

Introduction to Theology

3

 

Semester 4

BIB 141

Old Testament Survey

3

LEA 273

Issues in Christian Leadership

3

SOC 251

Principles of Sociology

3

SOC 255

Introduction to Human Services

3

 

Semester 5

CJ 251

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

SOC 356

Marriage and Family

3

PSY 236

Developmental Psychology

3

SOC 275

Human Services Capstone

3

 

Total Credits

60

 

What students love

  • Experienced and highly rated faculty
  • A stimulating academic environment
  • Cohort groups of 10-16 students provide maximum interaction and support from instructors
  • Cohorts meet one night per week or 100% online in an efficient, accelerated program
  • Students from a variety of cultures and ministry backgrounds

 

Admission Requirements:

  • Admissions Application free to apply
  • Official Transcripts from all prior colleges where the student wishes to transfer college credits.

 

Length

  • 24 months

 

Credits

  • 60 Credits