Minor in Human Services
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.
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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.