Minor in Human Services

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Students from other departments may minor in Human Services. The student will be broadly trained in understanding human behavior and in pre-professional counseling skills to provide services in a wide array of contexts.

Accreditation

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of an array of theoretical and applied human service, counseling and psychological theories;
  • Demonstrate a range of para-professional counseling skills sufficient to conduct entry-level human services interventions;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and/or in writing and interact effectively with other helping professionals;
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand research and critique professional literature in human service, counseling and psychological professions;
  • Deliver professional services within the guidelines of the ethical and professional practice;
  • Meet consumer needs of diverse clients with an appreciation of multicultural differences;
  • Form helping relationships in accordance with the principles of sound para-professional counseling practice;
  • Be prepared to secure a position in the helping profession or gain entrance to graduate school.

Career Possibilities

  • Counselor

Requirements

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Minor in Human Services

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Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services

The Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services (CSH) prepares advocates and leaders who apply theoretical, educational, and clinical models to practice and research within a variety of mental health and human service professions.

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