Associate of Arts

Human Services

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Human Services (HS) provides the educational foundation needed for entry-level employment in the Human Services field and/or success in continued education at a bachelor’s level. The curriculum provides a strong theoretical and content foundation, along with an integrated experiential, skill development component.

  • Use verbal and oral communication, interpersonal relationships, and other related personal skills, such as self-discipline and time management, effectively.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the language, terms, and concepts used in the human service profession.
  • Explain interventions and strategies for assisting individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  • Recognize appropriate boundaries and act in accordance with the legal and ethical standards of the field.
  • Investigate and discuss cross-cultural issues specific to the discipline of Human Services.
General Education Requirements
Credits
Core I Communications 9
Core II Mathematics and Science 8
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences PSYX 100 & SOCI 101 7
Core V Native American Studies 3
Core VI Computer Technology 3
Core VII Health 2
Total General Education credits required for degree 38
Human Services Program of Study
Credits
CAS 225 Group Counseling 3
CAS 250 Assessment & Case Management Process 3
HS 101 Introduction to Human Services 3
HS 250 Interviewing and Counseling Skills 3
PSYX 230 Developmental Psychology 3
PSYX 233 Adult Development & Aging 3
SOCI 260 Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency
or
PSYX 248 Domestic Violence
3
*Electives(CAS, HS, PSYX, SOCI, EDU 225) 2
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 23
Total credits required for degree 61

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.