Northwest Community College

Human Services Degree

Coursework
This is the suggested course sequence for full-time students who aim to graduate in two years.
SEMESTER 1
ENG* 101 Composition - 3 credits
HSE* 101 Introduction to Human Services - 3 credits
MAT* Mathematics Elective - 3 credits
PSY* 111 General Psychology I - 3 credits
SOC* 101 Principles of Sociology - 3 credits
SEMESTER 2
ENG* 102 Literature & Composition - 3 credits
PSY* 104 Psychology of Adjustment - 3 credits
HSE* 202 Introduction to Counseling/Interviewing - 3 credits
HSE* 235 Professional & Ethical Issues in Human Services - 3 credits
CSA* 105 Introduction to Software Applications - 3 credits
SEMESTER 3
HSE* 203 Theories of Counseling - 3 credits
HSE* 281 Human Services Field Work I - 3 credits
POL* 122 Politics of Social Welfare - 3 credits
COM* 173 Public Speaking - 3 credits
Natural Science Elective - 3/4 credits
SEMESTER 4
HSE* 282 Human Services Field Work II - 3 credits
PSY* 245 Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Humanities or Arts Elective - 3 credits
Social Science Elective - 3 credits
Elective - 3 credits 
TOTAL CREDITS 60(61)

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