Minor in Human Services
PATHWAYS TO PROFESSIONAL CARE
Human Services professionals work with individuals, groups, families, and agencies to implement change in the quality of life among individuals and in communities. In accordance with the Catholic, Benedictine, the Human Services minor provides students interested in a career in the helping professions an academic base of knowledge and skills needed to assist others in functioning effectively through prevention and remediation of problems. The minor in Human Services emphasizes both theoretical and experiential learning aimed at optimizing human interactions. Such knowledge and skills will assist students seeking careers in diverse social settings such as in social services, court systems, ministry, schools, and health care.
To earn the minor, students complete fifteen (15) hours of Human Services courses at the 200 level or above as follows:
- HS 210: Helping Skills — Theory & Practice
- HS 220: Group Dynamics — Theory & Practice
- HS 330: Case Management
Any six (6) hours of Human Services courses at the 300 level or above
- Available to both traditional and online students.
- Minors in Human Services can do a Field Placement throughout the United States.*
It’s the student’s responsibility to verify the prerequisites for Field Placements.
With Abbey Online, you get a quality education without ever having to step foot on campus. We tailor digital learning to fit your needs, from flexible programs to affordable course materials to support from your advisor every step of the way. Traditional students (in-person) may also complete this minor.