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Human Services Technology - A.A.S. Program Requirements

Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

Please read the section in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)

Type Course Title Credits
US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
HDFS 24011 Interpersonal Relationships and Families 3
HED 11590 Community Health 3
HST 11000 Introduction to Human Services 1
11001 Group Process in Human Services   
2
11002 Survey of Community Resources
3
21000 Dynamics of Helping Relationship 3
21001 Assessment of Client Needs 3

21002 Client Advocacy and Case Management 3
21092 Internship I * 3

21192 Internship II * 3
Choose from the following:
9
COMT 11000 Introduction to Computer Systems (3)

GERO
44030 Adult Development and Aging (3) **

HDFS
24012 Child Development (3)

24013 Early Adolescence (3)

24095 Special Topics in HDFS (3)

34031 Cultural Diversity (3) **

41095 Special Topics in HDFS (3)

HED 11570 Personal Health (3)

21050 Health Behavior

32530 Drug Use and Misuse (3)

32544 Human Sexuality (3)

NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)

SOC
22778 Social Problems (3)

III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
KAD
COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3

ENG
20002

Introduction to Technical Writing (3)
or
Kent Core Composition (3)
3

HED 14020 Medical Terminology 3
KSS PSYC
11762 General Psychology 3
21211 Psychology of Adjustment 3
KSS SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology
3

32762

40111
Deviant Behavior (3)
or
Abnormal Psychology (3)
3
Kent Core Basic Sciences **
3
Kent Core Composition
3
Kent Core Humanities or Social Sciences
3
MINIMUM TOTAL 67

* Minimum internship hours 135 per semester. For student who wish to obtain the Social Work Assistant Certificate, minimum internship of 300 hours per semester is required.

** Students preparing to enroll in the BS in HDFS, Human Services Technology option, should take these courses when choosing electives: GERO 44030 and HDFS 34031 (technical electives), BSCI 10001 (basic sciences Kent Core) and ENG 21011.

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