Human Services Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in human services. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson core curriculum. Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Some secondary requirements, which are noted by an asterisk (*) in the list below, can also be used to fulfill a core curriculum requirement.

Major Requirements:

HSR 101

Family Studies

HSR 201

Introduction to Human Services

HSR 220

Commonalities and Differences in Human Services

HSR 315/515

Group Process and Practice

HSR 340/540

Delivery of Human Services

HSR 360

Counseling Strategies for Individuals

HSR 380

Internship in Human Services

HSR 430

Family Dynamics and Interventions

HSR 440

Practicum in Human Services

HSR 441

Seminar in Human Services

Secondary Requirements:

MGT 210

Business Writing *



SCI 215

Science Writing *


Introduction to Research Methods

LAW 259

Children and Family Law

MATH 140

Basic Statistics *

PHIL 415

Topics in Professional Ethics *

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology *

PSY 108

Human Growth and Development *

PSY 215


SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology *

Five Focused Electives:

See an advisor for the approved list.

Students desiring to complete a track should select from the following focused electives.

Addictions Counseling Track:

All major and secondary requirements and

HSR 270


HSR 370

Ethics in Addictions Counseling

HSR 371

Assessment and Treatment of Addictions

Three additional focused electives

Administration of Programs for Children Track:

All major and secondary requirements and

ED 208

Learning Experiences for Young Children

HSR 275

Services for Children and Youth

PSY 206

Child Development

Two additional focused electives

Human Services Administration Track:

All major and secondary requirements and

MGT 210

Business Writing

LAW 380

Mediation and Negotiation

MGT 310

Organizational Behavior

MGT 408

Human Resource Management

MKT 206

Principles of Marketing

One additional focused elective

The following courses are recommended but not required:

MGT 316

Principles of Negotiation and Sales

MGT 330

Introduction to Public Administration

Students may seek a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree under this program. Bachelor of Arts degree students must complete at least two courses in a foreign language at the 200-level or above.