Program of Study

HST - Human Services Technology, AAS

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Fall Semester 1

Prefix Number Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
HSE 110  Introduction to Human Services
HSE 123  Interviewing Techniques 2
PSY 150  General Psychology
SAB 110  Substance Abuse Overview
    Totals 14 16

Spring Semester 1

ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
HSE 210 Human Services Issues 2 0 0 2
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention 3 0 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Choose one of the following:        
GRO 120 Gerontology 3 0 0 3
HSE 227 Children & Adolescents in Crisis 3 0 0 3
    Totals 16 2 0 17

Summer Semester 1

COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
    Totals 9 0 0 9

Fall Semester 2

HSE 112 Group Process I 1 2 0 2
HSE 125 Counseling 2 2 0 3
HSE 220 Case Management 3 0 0 3
HSE 255 Health Problems & Prevention 2 2 0 3
HSE 240 Issues in Client Services 3 0 0 3
    Totals 12 4 0 14

Spring Semester 2

WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
WBL 115 Work-Based Seminar II 1 0 0 1
HEA 110 Personal Health and Wellness 3 0 0 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3 0 0 3
SWK 110 Introduction to Social Work 3 0 0 3
Choose one of the following:        
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology 4 2 0 5
HSE 215 Health Care 3 2 0 5
    Totals 13-14 2 10 16

Admission criteria for Human Services Technology and Human Services Technology - Substance Abuse:

It is important that all potential applicants for the Human Services and Substance Abuse Treatment programs understand the admissions process. Please review carefully the information regarding minimum requirements and other pertinent information.

The applicant must:

  1. If you are not currently enrolled at SCC, complete an application to the college. Designate Human Services Technology AAS Degree (A45380) as the program of interest. If you are a current student, see Admissions to complete a change of major form if you wish to apply to the program.
  2. Be a high school graduate or have earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED).  Exception: current high school students
  3. Submit official copies of all transcripts (high school and college). Transcripts must be sent directly from the institution. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all necessary records are sent to the College Admissions Office.
  4. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale on the most recent academic transcript with ten semester hours completed excluding developmental courses.
  5. Meet the Southwestern Community College Placement requirement. This may be met by one of the following methods:
a. High school GPA of 2.8 or higher within the past 10 years
b. High school GPA of 2.2-2.79 within the past 10 years: student will be eligible for admission after successful completion of ENG 111 and MAT 143 and their corresponding corequisites. This is a required corequisite for the program.
c. High school GPA of below 2.2 within the past 10 years: student will be eligible for admission after completion of required transition English and math courses.
d. High school graduation prior to the past 10 years: student will be eligible for Phase II of the selective admission process after successful completion of the RISE placement test or the required transition English and math courses.
6.  Complete a writing sample and email to l_clancy[at]southwesterncc[dot]edu, prior to interview with Program Director. To obtain the topic for writing sample, email l_clancy[at]southwesterncc[dot]edu
7.  Complete the Gordon Personal Profile Inventory ($25 fee) through the testing center prior to the interview with the Program Director.
8.  Complete interview with the program coordinator. Interviewed applicants who have not been assigned a space in the program will be placed on a waiting list. Should space become available, the next applicant on the list will be contacted for admission to the program. 
9.  All candidates need to complete their interviews for admission to the program with the Program Director:
  • Fall 2019 Semester - prior to May 15, 2019. An email will be sent by May 18, 2019 confirming admission to the program.  
  • Spring 2020 Semester - prior to December 13, 2019. An email will be sent by December 18, 2019 confirming admission to the program.

Notes:

  1. Applicants are responsible for submitting all the necessary records to the Admissions Office.
  2. All students admitted into a health science program may be required, by clinical or work-based site, to submit to a criminal background check and/or drug testing, prior to, or during clinical education coursework. The results of these tests could affect the student’s ability to progress in the program.
  3. All students completing a health science program may be required, by an external testing agency, to submit to a criminal background check and/or drug test prior to a state or national licensing/certification board approving the graduate to sit for licensure/certification exams.
Yes

Degree: 

AAS

Program ID: 

A45380

Total Credits (Min): 

72

Credential: 

AAS

Eligible for Financial Aid: 

Yes

Online Percentage: 

58%

Advisor(s)

Lori Clancy
Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse Treatment Program Coordinator
l_clancy@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4397
800.447.4092, ext. 4397
Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Coordinator
828.339.4319
800.447.4092, ext. 4319