Entrance into the Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, Human Services technology option, at Kent is selective. To be considered for admission, students must meet all professional requirements, and have completed the Associate of Applied Science in Human Services Technology degree requirements. Additional requirements include a cumulative GPA of 2.5 for the following courses: ENG 11011 and 21011, HDFS 14027 or HST 11000, HDFS 24011 and 24012, PSYC 11762, SOC 12050. Students must also attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in HDFS 14027/HST 11000, HDFS 24011 and 24012. For more information about the Kent State baccalaureate program, contact your advisor.
Social and human service assistants held about 339,000 jobs in 2006. Over 60 percent were employed in the health care and social assistance industries. Nearly 3 in 10 were employed by State and local governments, primarily in public welfare agencies and facilities for mentally disabled and developmentally challenged individuals.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Admission is open to anyone with a high school diploma or its equivalent. Admission includes approval of an application and remediation of deficiencies in English, reading and mathematics.
Minimum 67 credit hours. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum of 2.50 in all technical courses.
PROGRAM FEE: None
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