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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services - Adult Studies, B.H.S.

Course Requirements (120 Cr. Hrs.)

Bachelor of Human Services

The Bachelor of Human Services program is designed to provide courses in theory and applications associated with human/social services. The degree prepares students to enter a career field related to a variety of service delivery agencies and helping professions. Graduates may work in a variety of positions related to the social assistance and health care industries, frequently in positions related to child welfare, substance abuse, adult services, and elderly services. In addition, the degree program provides excellent preparation for pursuing a graduate degree in several disciplines. The curriculum has two options. One is a degree completion option for those with an associate’s degree or higher and is  available online or in the classroom. The other option is for those without an associate degree. • All courses are available online and some are offered in the classroom in the traditional seated or a blended format.

Degree Completion Option - General Education And Degree Requirements

Completion of approved associate’s degree (a maximum of 64 semester hours transferred as “block” credit); a minimum of 56 semester hours from a senior college or university; a minimum of 45 semester hours of upper division courses; a minimum of 36 semester hours from Anderson University; a minimum of 36 semester hours of general education courses to include statistics, humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, communication, natural science, and Christian studies.


Option For Non-Degreed Students - General Education Requirements (36 Cr. Hrs.)


Areas of Inquiry

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Literature (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Natural Sciences (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 Cr. Hrs.)

Additional Requirements in Humanities/Fine Arts, Social/Behavioral Sciences, and Natural Sciences (3 Cr. Hrs.)

Major Electives - Both Options (18 Cr. Hrs.)

300-level and above courses in Business, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Management, Organizational Leadership, Psychology, or Sociology; at least three 400-level courses must be included.

General Electives (To Complete Requirement For 120 Cr. Hrs.)