Human Services


Bachelors Degree


Degree Details
  • Required Major Units
    42
  • Cost Per Unit
    $566
  • Estimated Major Cost
    $24k
  • Avg. Completion (Months)
    16
  • Accreditation
    WASC Accredited

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Bachelor of Arts in Human Services



Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Human Services online degree program prepares graduates for employment opportunities in public, private and non-profit arenas. Graduates will leave the program with comprehensive analytical and practical skill sets. The Bachelor of Arts in Human Services will qualify graduates for job opportunities such as community outreach worker, counselors, case managers, and other community and social service specialists. Human services organizations looking for qualified, ethical, and skilled individuals include employment, food and nutrition, housing and shelter, legal and victims assistance, public safety and disaster relief, foster and senior care, and youth development. 

The online Bachelor of Arts in Human Services degree program is ideal for individuals with a deep rooted desire to help others. Human Services professionals primarily assist individuals and groups in accessing necessary services to improve their lives. The online format allows students to balance their family and careers without sacrificing academic integrity. Employers are seeking ethical leaders with the necessary skills and desire to positively impact organizational operations. The online Bachelor of Arts in Human Services degree program also provides students with logical and foundational support for continued education should students wish to consider a Master of Arts in Human Services, Counseling, Public Administration or Business.

The coursework for the Bachelor of Arts in Human Services online degree integrates sound ethical values that are necessary for those working in the field of human services. This ethically-based program focuses on problem solving, communications, analytical and research development, and professional oriented skills that develop innovative leaders seeking to maximize impact in organizations within the public, private and non-profit sectors. Coursework is designed and delivered to meet the needs of practitioners who are tasked in responding to the complex and unique issues organizations and individual leaders encounter. The Bachelor of Arts in Human Services online degree program is specifically designed to explore the application of theory and practice, which sets the online program apart from other human services degrees.

Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Human Services degree, graduates will be able to:

1.   Effectively present information orally and in writing at the undergraduate level.

2.   Describe the history of the helping relationship, intervention strategies within different settings, managed care, and models of service delivery in human services.

3.   Apply biopsychosocial theories, principles, and concepts related to the human services field and profession and society at large.

4.   Apply quantitative and qualitative research methodology to the study of behavioral sciences.

5.   Apply interpersonal communication strategies to the human services field and profession.

6.   Evaluate issues and social problems related to diversity, human rights, and justice as they affect the experiences of marginalized groups.

7.   Apply skills related to ethics in professional decision making in the helping services.

8.   Evaluate individual and group level interaction within the social environment.

9.   Develop practical on site skills in managing human service interventions in both the role of coordinator and provider of direct services.

10.   Evaluate the sociological and psychological aspects related to marriage and family including the recognition and reporting of child abuse.

11.   Apply knowledge of team management and team practices in the contemporary workplace.

12.   Integrate Christian faith with biopsychosocial theories, concepts, and principles in the human services field.

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Course Requirements

Prerequisites to Program

COMPOSITION

COMPOSITION

This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123. Prerequisite: ENG 103. Placement into this course is determined by ACT/SAT scores. Placement may be challenged by the Writing Placement Exam. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
ENG113 FE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Morris, Brian Richard
Fall 2017
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Fall 2017
ENG113 GE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Brook, Tiffany
Fall 2017
ENG113 HE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Brook, Tiffany
Fall 2017
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Spring 2018
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Spring 2018
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Bartels, Gretchen C.
Summer 2018
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 DE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG113 CE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
ENG113 AE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
ENG113 FE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG113 CE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION

INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION

Continued practice in writing with emphasis on critical thinking, argument, analysis and interpretation of multicultural readings and other interdisciplinary expository materials. Includes the writing of a major research paper (or report) in addition to several shorter essays requiring various types of documentation. Fieldwork required. This course requires LiveText. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better unless the student has demonstrated writing competence through a written placement exam. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
ENG123 ME Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Murdock, Rebecca
Fall 2017
ENG123 IE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Fall 2017
ENG123 JE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Youngren, Selina Brigette
Fall 2017
ENG123 PE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A White, Guy E.
Fall 2017
ENG123 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Fall 2017
ENG123 KE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Fall 2017
ENG123 NE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Fisher, Erin Lynne
Fall 2017
ENG123 OE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Davey, Danielle N
Fall 2017
ENG123 LE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Murdock, Rebecca
Fall 2017
ENG123 TE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Reid, Bryan D.
Fall 2017
ENG123 FE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Fall 2017
ENG123 QE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Fall 2017
ENG123 RE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Spring 2018
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Spring 2018
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Spring 2018
ENG123 IE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Youngren, Selina Brigette
Spring 2018
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Spring 2018
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Spring 2018
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Summer 2018
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 FE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 HE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 IE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 JE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
ENG123 KE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
ENG123 BE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
ENG123 FE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG123 GE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
ENG123 HE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in social settings. It includes major theories of human behavior in terms of culture, socialization, primary groups, stratification and social class, population, family, religion, and social change. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
SOC213 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Fall 2017
SOC213 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Fall 2017
SOC213 CE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Niemeyer, Richard E.
Spring 2018
SOC213 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Wallace, Douglas S
Spring 2018
SOC213 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Niemeyer, Richard E.
Spring 2018
SOC213 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
SOC213 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
SOC213 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
SOC213 CE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
SOC213 BE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
SOC213 CE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC213 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC213 BE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC213 CE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
SOC213 CE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
SOC213 BE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
SOC213 AE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff

Lower Division Requirements (12 units)

READING AND WRITING IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

READING AND WRITING IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

In this course, students learn to write formal manuscripts using APA style. They also learn to read, understand, and critically evaluate behavioral science research as presented in academic journals and conferences. Learners in this course build foundational skills needed to succeed in their future courses. Students may only earn credit for either BEH250 or BEH255. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
BEH250 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Knopp, Elisabeth
Fall 2017
BEH250 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Grigorian-Routon, Anna
Spring 2018
BEH250 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Crosby, Robert G.
Spring 2018
BEH250 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Crosby, Robert G.
Spring 2018
BEH250 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BEH250 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
BEH250 AE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
BEH250 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
BEH250 AE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS

INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS

This course provides a comprehensive overview of both quantitative and qualitative research methods used in behavioral science research, along with an understanding of the ethical considerations and other challenges involved in good research design. Additional topics include measurement, sampling, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Prerequisite: BEH 250. Students may only earn credit for either BEH256 or BEH290. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
BEH290 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Crosby, Robert G.
Fall 2017
BEH290 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Crosby, Robert G.
Fall 2017
BEH290 CE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Purrington, Susan N
Spring 2018
BEH290 BE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2018
BEH290 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Shepard, Elisa M.
Spring 2018
BEH290 CE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BEH290 AE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
BEH290 AE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
BEH290 AE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
BEH290 AE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES

INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES

Students will be introduced to the field of human services and will examine the human services as a profession. Students will explore the history of the helping relationship, the human services movement, intervention strategies within different settings, managed care, and models of service delivery. Students will also be introduced to career opportunities in fields such as: aging, homelessness, corrections, substance abuse, child welfare, mental health, and disabled populations. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
HMS100 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Brown, Stephen C.
Spring 2018
HMS100 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Brown, Stephen C.
Summer 2018
HMS100 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
HMS100 AE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
HMS100 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
HMS100 AE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
THEORIES OF HUMAN SERVICES

THEORIES OF HUMAN SERVICES

Students will be introduced to fundamental theories of human services. This course aims to facilitate a greater understanding of how theoretical frameworks can be applied to the human services field and profession. Students will be exposed to a broad range of psychology-based counseling theories related to personal, social, and organizational issues. Personality theory and conceptual approaches in psychotherapy are featured, as well as multicultural issues and social justice themes. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
HMS213 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Brown, Stephen C.
Summer 2018
HMS213 AE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
HMS213 AE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff

Upper Division Requirements (30 units)

BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

This course is the study of management theories and the functional concepts of leadership, planning, and decision making. Special emphasis is placed on quality issues, globalism, diversity, ethics, productivity, motivation, skill development, and human resource management. An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
BUS463 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Fall 2017
BUS463 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Spring 2018
BUS463 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Dunbar, Scott Edward
Spring 2018
BUS463 BE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Petersen, Henry Lee
Summer 2018
BUS463 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
BUS463 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
BUS463 BE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
BUS463 CE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
BUS463 AE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
BUS463 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
BUS463 BE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
BUS463 BE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
BUS463 AE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

This class examines the dynamics of the two-person communication process. Students will study the development of self-concept, self-disclosure, perception, listening, and feedback as they affect the communication process. Non-verbal communication, attitudes, beliefs, and values will also be explored. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
COM308 AE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Thrane, Bryan K.
Fall 2017
COM308 BE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Hayden, Robert D.
Spring 2018
COM308 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Romo, Sandra Jean
Spring 2018
COM308 CE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Thrane, Bryan K.
Spring 2018
COM308 BE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Hayden, Robert D.
Spring 2018
COM308 DE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
COM308 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
COM308 BE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
COM308 BE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
COM308 AE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
COM308 BE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
COM308 AE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
COM308 AE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
COM308 CE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
COM308 DE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
COM308 BE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Students will be introduced to issues of diversity, oppression, human rights, and social justice. Students will examine people?s perceptions of race, ethnicity, culture, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, social and economic status, political ideology, disability, and how these contribute to discrimination and oppression. Students will learn about diverse cultures, family structure, roles, immigration, and assimilation experiences of marginalized groups. Students will also learn about the influence of dominant culture on these diverse and marginalized (population at risk) groups. This course will also focus on advancing human rights and students will learn how to resolve conflict that may emerge across diverse settings. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2018
HMS310 AE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
HMS310 AE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
ETHICS AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF HUMAN SERVICES

ETHICS AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF HUMAN SERVICES

The student is introduced to professional ethics in the helping professions. Class focuses on the knowledge, skills, and values essential to ethical decision-making in responsible practice. Case studies through integrated learning will be utilized for discussion, self-exploration, and skill building for problem solving of ethical issues and dilemmas. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2018
HMS320 AE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Landry-Bourne, Trinka AC
Summer 2019
HMS320 AE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
CONTEXT OF HUMAN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

CONTEXT OF HUMAN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

Students will be introduced to the ways in which individuals and group behavior develop in interaction with the social environment. Through the lens of theoretical frameworks, students will understand the dimensions and complexity of the human experience and how culture shapes individual values, beliefs, and worldviews. Human development will be examined throughout the lifespan, using the developmental scientific knowledge regarding opportunities and vulnerabilities present during the different stages of the life cycle and the biopsychosocial factors that can influence individual development. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2018
HMS330 AE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
CASE MANAGEMENT/ASSESSMENT IN HUMAN SERVICES

CASE MANAGEMENT/ASSESSMENT IN HUMAN SERVICES

This course will emphasize community organizational theory and practice in human services, and community needs and assessment. In addition, students will be asked to develop change strategies and planning techniques to address deficits. Focuses on case management as a method of human service delivery. Students will develop skills in managing multiple aspects of human service interventions in dual roles of coordinator and provider of direct services. Case presentations, skill development assignments, and community projects are required. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2018
HMS340 AE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
HMS340 AE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
FAMILY VIOLENCE AND MANDATED REPORTING

FAMILY VIOLENCE AND MANDATED REPORTING

An introduction to and overview of the phenomena of child abuse, as it relates to the helping professional. This class will examine the definition and cause of child abuse from sociological, cultural and psychological perspectives. The legal and child welfare systems will be studied in addition to treatment and prevention aspects of the child abuse issue. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2018
HMS415 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
HMS415 AE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
HUMAN SERVICES CAPSTONE PROJECT

HUMAN SERVICES CAPSTONE PROJECT

The course is an in-depth, student-centered experience that requires the integration of theory and practical experience. Students will apply the skills and techniques they have learned as well as their knowledge of agencies and culturally diverse client populations to a specific project. The project will identify an issue, problem, information gap or creative endeavor in which the student will explore, research, evaluate and theorize in a final paper. On successful completion of the course, students will have met the learning outcomes of the Human Services degree program. Prerequisites: Permission of Department Chair.(3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2018
HMS495 AE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
HMS495 AE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
HMS495 AE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
MARRIAGE & THE FAMILY

MARRIAGE & THE FAMILY

This course addresses the social institutions of marriage and family using a theoretical and research-based approach to examine the social, behavioral, and psychological aspects as they are practiced in American culture. The course discusses dating, mate selection, the experience of marriage, marital challenges, and diversity in family forms. The course defines and evaluates marriage and the family from sociological, psychological, and biblical perspectives. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
SOC323 BE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Fall 2017
SOC323 CE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Fall 2017
SOC323 DE Session 2
10/30/2017
12/23/2017
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Spring 2018
SOC323 AE Session 1
01/08/2018
03/04/2018
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Spring 2018
SOC323 BE Session 2
03/05/2018
04/29/2018
Online N/A N/A Thai, Yvonne
Summer 2018
SOC323 AE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
SOC323 BE Session 1
05/07/2018
07/01/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2018
SOC323 CE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
SOC323 BE Session 1
09/04/2018
10/28/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2018
SOC323 AE Session 2
10/29/2018
12/22/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC323 BE Session 1
01/07/2019
03/03/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC323 DE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC323 CE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
SOC323 AE Session 1
05/06/2019
06/30/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2019
SOC323 BE Session 2
07/01/2019
08/25/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff
SOCIAL PROBLEMS

SOCIAL PROBLEMS

A study of the nature and meaning of social problems and deviant behavior in American Society. The incidence and characteristics of selected social problems of major public interest will be explored. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2017
SOC335 CE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Perez, Michael P
Fall 2017
SOC335 AE Session 1
09/05/2017
10/29/2017
Online N/A N/A Niemeyer, Richard E.
Summer 2018
SOC335 BE Session 2
07/02/2018
08/26/2018
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2019
SOC335 CE Session 2
03/04/2019
04/28/2019
Online N/A N/A Staff

Additional Program Courses

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES I

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES I

This course is designed to provide students with an overall overview of a professional human service setting. Supervised fieldwork in a cooperating social or health agency is coordinated with a weekly classroom seminar. Students will be asked to document their experience as well as their learning through journal assignments. Prerequisite: HMS100.(3 units)


Courses will be available in a future semester.


PRACTICE EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES II

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE IN HUMAN SERVICES II

This course is designed to build upon Practice Experience in Human Services I. Students should have increasing responsibility at their placement as well as develop a more comprehensive of their role in the organization and how their role fits in with the overall mission of the organization. Students will also develop an agency assessment and change project. Prerequisites: HMS100, HMS425.(3 units)


Courses will be available in a future semester.


General Education Requirements

Faculty

Yvonne Thai

Yvonne Thai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology / Faculty Lead for Sociology / Faculty Lead for Human Services

Office Phone: (951) 343-3984
Email: ythai@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of Student Development/ Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-3933
Email: stbrown@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Scott Dunbar

Scott Dunbar, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

Office Phone: (951) 343-2193
Email: sdunbar@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Thomas Frederick

Thomas Frederick, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences/ Director of MSCP program/ Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2191
Email: tfrederick@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Laura Freeman

Laura Freeman, Psy.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3982
Email: lfreeman@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Susan Purrington

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3998
Email: spurrington@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Sandra Romo

Sandra Romo, Ph.D.

Program Director, Masters & Bachelors of Arts in Communication | Assistant Professor of Communication

Office Phone: (951) 343-2173
Email: sromo@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences

Admission Requirements

  • 24 transferrable units preferred or High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0

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Phone: 951-343-3927
877-228-5657
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-4236
Email: finaidops@calbaptist.edu

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Phone: 951-343-4371
Email: studentaccounts@calbaptist.edu

Disability Services

Phone: 951-343-2190
Email: dss@calbaptist.edu