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This program was life changing. It gave me the tools and skills to find the job I want.
All classes needed for this degree are available at the Bishop, Lake Isabella, Mammoth Lakes, and Ridgecrest campuses. Additionally, some of the general education courses needed to complete this degree are available online. See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this degree.
I have a passion for helping people. The Human Services program gave me the education and guidance to pursue this dream.
This degree requires 60 units and will likely take 4 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($200 + $42) per unit
= $2760 in tuition and fees
= $14,520 in tuition and fees
+ ~$3500* for books and supplies
= $6260 across four semesters or $1565 per semester
= $18,020 across four semesters or $4505 per semester
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.
The Human Services Associate in Science Degree (60 units total, 23 units in the major) prepares students for employment in a broad range of human services settings. It consists of six core courses and two additional specialized electives courses to develop competencies for specific employment settings.
This degree is not specifically designed for transfer. Courses required for the associate degree major at Cerro Coso Community College may not be the same as those required for the major at a four-year school. If you plan to transfer, consult a counselor and http://www.assist.org/ to identify the courses needed from the major at your transfer school and to develop a plan that will best meet your goals.
You must complete a minimum of 60 units, including the courses listed in the major and general education requirements, with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better, and a grade of "A", "B", or "C" in all courses for the major. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Cerro Coso Community College.
This program prepares students for careers in Social and Human Services. Employment preparation for careers as Adult or Child Case Manager I, Recovery Specialist I, Family Education Advocate, Juvenile Corrections Officer I, Special Education Tutors, Aging and Elder Advocate, and other occupations in the social and human services field.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|HMSV C101||Introduction to Human Services||3 Units|
|HMSV C102||Cultural Competence in Human Services||3|
|HMSV C103||Preparation for Field Work in Human Services||3|
|HMSV C104||Field Work in Human Services||4|
|HMSV C116||Case Management||3|
|CSCI C070||Computer Literacy||1|
Select 6 units from the following courses:
|CHDV C106||Child Growth and Development||3 Units|
|CHDV C241||The Exceptional Child||3|
|HMSV C113||Intervention Skills in Human Services||3|
|PSYC C101||General Psychology||3|
|PSYC C112||Psychology of Substance Abuse||3|
|PSYC C211||Lifespan Development||3|
|PSYC C241||Abnormal Psychology||3|
Complete one of the following general education patterns:
|OPTION A||Cerro Coso Local General Education Pattern|
|OPTION B||CSU General Education Breadth|
|OPTION C||IGETC - Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum|
For general questions, contact:Debra Rundell
Counseling can provide specific help with enrolling and completing this degree.