The human services bachelor of science curriculum is designed with the needs of the community in mind. It provides students with a theoretical and practical framework that will prepare them to assume positions in the human service field. Graduates are expected to demonstrate mastery of core competencies that include:
|HSS 201||Introduction to Human Services||5||3|
|HSS 301||Social Welfare Agencies/Policies||6 (OL)||3|
|BBL 408||Foundations of Christian Thought||5||3|
|HSS 205||Cultural Competence||5||3|
|HSS 305||Counseling & Helping Skills I||5||3|
|HSS 432||Human Services: Research and Resources||6 (OL)||3|
|HSS 405||Community Interventions||5||3|
|HSS 307||Generalist Practice, Model & Theory||5||3|
|BBL 409||Christianity in Dialogue||5||3|
|HMT 411||Humanities||6 (OL)||3|
|PLS 401||Christian Faith and Politics||5||3|
|SGY 410||Marriage, Family and Church||5||3|
|HSS 434||HSS Applied Research and Statistics||5||3|
|HSS 450||Field Experience||(12)**||6|
|HSS 401||Senior Seminar||3|
**NOTE: HSS 434/450/401 will be delivered concurrently over the 17 week term.
HSS 434 will meet on weeks #53, 56, 60, 63, and 68
Students must complete 90 semester hour credits before participating in the field experience at the start of term four. Students must complete prerequisites Abnormal Psychology (three credits) and Introduction to Sociology (three credits) by the beginning of term four. Students must also complete Lifespan Development (three credits) and Human Diversity (three credits). The human services major requires 126 credits for graduation.
Geneva students have the opportunity each summer to attend Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies to develop practical methods of caring for the environment.