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Technical Program - Human Services - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Human Services (AAS.HSP.SOC)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

To go to the Human Services Handbook Site, click here

The Human Services program is designed to prepare students with skills to work in a variety of settings such as homes for the developmentally disabled, activity-psychosocial areas of senior residential homes, special education schools, state agencies, correctional centers, probation offices, social service areas of hospitals and mental health facilities. Classroom training and field experience prepare graduates of the Human Services program to provide greatly needed services to people who require assistance.

To be eligible for the field experience the following must be completed: 30 semester hours of the required curriculum, 2.0 GPA, Foundations of Human Services HSP103 and Social Welfare HSP 122. This program of study can lead to a bachelor's degree in family and consumer science, sociology, or social work. Students should consult with an advisor during their first year regarding specific transfer curricula and electives course work to facilitate a transfer.



For more information contact:
Helen Hendren
(217) 234-5409
hhendren@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology
3
HSP 103 Foundations of Human Services
3
Math (IAI M1)
3 - 4
HED 200 Principles of Health
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15 - 16
 
Second Semester
ENG 121 Composition II *
3
SPE 111 or Introduction to Speech Communication  
HSP 122 Social Welfare
3
CIS 160 Practical Software Applications
3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
Area of Concentration
3
  Total Semester Hours:
14
 
Summer Term
HSP 053 Work Experience Seminar I *
1
HSP 054 Field Experience I *
2
Area of Concentration
3
  Total Semester Hours:
6
 

Second Year
First Semester
HSP 055 Work Experience Seminar II *
1
HSP 056 Field Experience II *
2
Area of Concentration
6
Humanities (IAI H)
3
Elective
3
Electives
11 - 12
Electives
11 - 12
--- Electives
11 - 12
  Total Semester Hours:
48 - 51
 
Second Semester - Option A
HSP 057 Work Experience Seminar III
1
HSP 058 Field Experience III
2
Area of Concentration
3
Electives
7 - 8
  Total Semester Hours:
13 - 14
 
Second Semester - Option B
Area of Concentration
3
Electives
11 - 12
  Total Semester Hours:
14 - 15
 


Total Program Hours: 110 - 116

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