B.S. in Human Services

_OPS Degree Social Media Posts_nowatermark  (5).pngThe Bachelor of Science in Human Service degree provides students with a foundational knowledge of the history, theories, science, and practice of human services. The curriculum draws from the fields of psychology, sociology, and social work. Students are prepared through their degrees to enter generalist practice positions in private and state agencies that serve a variety of populations. Upon completion of the program, students may also consider graduate study in counseling, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, or other helping professions.

The Human Services major is for those desiring to work in various settings to meet the emotional and relational needs of humanity. It emphasizes the family as the primary institution for raising up Godly people and focuses on the restoration of families to a Godly foundation. This major provides societal institutions (geriatric centers, correctional facilities, child and adolescent care facilities, etc.) with specialists in the field of human services and behavioral sciences.


  • Family Program Management
  • Social Services
  • Child Welfare and Services Aid
  • Preparation for a Master's Degree in Counseling

HSVC 2993 Introduction to Human Services 
PSYC 2143 Writing for Psychology 
PSYC 3003 Group and Interpersonal Relationships 
PSYC 3323 History and Theories of Psychology and Counseling 
PSYC 3433 Development Psychology-Lifespan 
PSYC 3443 Psychology Research Methodology 
PSYC 4113 Ethical Issues in the Helping Professions 
PSYC 4203 Family Systems and Dynamics 
PSYC 4223 Abnormal Psychology 
PSYC 4343 Case Management and Professional Reports 

PSYC 4993 Professional Development/Practicum


Students may earn college credit for college-level prior learning experience through the completion and evaluation of a prior learning portfolio. These credits apply toward the student's degree requirements through their electives.


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