2020-2021 College Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, AAS

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This program is in the Teach-Out Process. No new students will be admitted. If interested in this degree, please refer to the Associate in Liberal Arts in Social Work. 


Award Granted Upon Completion: Associate in Applied Science in Human Services
Credits/Contacts Required: 60/60
Major code: 03/360
CIP Code: 511599


The Associate in Applied Sciences degree is primary designed for students who do not wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. This is an occupational degree offering entry level training and preparation for employment in the human services field. Students graduating with this degree will work under the direction of professionals in the areas of geriatrics, substance abuse, domestic violence, mental illness, juvenile delinquency, and poverty. An internship is required for this degree.

General Education Requirements (Min 15 Credits)

Suggested Sequences Per Semester

First Semester Total - Credit(s): 13 | Contacts: 13

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 16 | Contacts: 16

Third Semester

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 16 | Contacts: 17

Fourth Semester

Fourth Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15


  • Actual courses vary with specialization and interest. Many courses have prerequisites that must be met before they may be taken. Students not meeting prerequisites for their required courses may need to take more time and more credits. Please refer to your catalog or see your advisor.

* Students must complete one, 3-credit internship as a requirement for this program. Students must apply for and be approved by Bay College and the Human Service Agency before they can register for an internship. A second Internship may be taken at a different agency, for a total of 6 credits, with permission from the college. A background check is required for internship placement. Students cannot complete an internship at a past or current employer.
** HLTH 147  may be substituted if the student is currently CPR/First Aid certified upon completion of the program. Students must show documentation of this certification to the nursing division for advanced standing credit.
*** Students must choose 9 credits of approved electives. Approved electives are based on occupational necessity for working in the field of human services. Students seeking approval for additional elective credits need to meet with their faculty advisor for course recommendations and approval.

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