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Human Services Emphasis

Regents Bachelor Of Arts, Human Services Emphasis

The R.B.A. Human Services Emphasis prepares students for the work world, particularly for social services, by developing skills such as, critical thinking, information management, problem solving, and ethical reasoning. Students, therefore, will have the foundation for success in a wide range of professions in both the private and public sectors. In order to achieve the human services emphasis, students must have a grade of C or higher in the six upper-division courses.

Upper-Division Courses, 18 Hours:
CRIM 310 – Principles of Criminal Law (3 cr)
CRIM 330 – The Juvenile Justice System (3 cr)
CRIM 340 – Treatment and Rehabilitation (3 cr)
CRIM 440 – Probation and Parole (3 cr)
FACS 304 – Child Development (3 cr) (NO LONGER OFFERED) OR
     PSYC 341 – Infant/Child Development (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101 or Permission of instructor)
FACS 310 – Parents and Children through the Lifespan (3 cr) (NO LONGER OFFERED)
PSCI 301 – Public Policy (3 cr) (Prereq: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSCI 320 – American Judicial Process (3 cr) (Prereq: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSCI 408 – Global Problems (3 cr) (Prereq: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSCI 420 – Critical Political Issues (3 cr) (Prereq: PSCI 100 or PSCI 101 or consent of instructor)
PSYC 305 – Social Psychology (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101)
PSYC 309 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101)
PSYC 325 – Health Psychology (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101)
PSYC 326 – Psychology of Substance Abuse (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101)
PSYC 331 – Counseling Children (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
PSYC 340 – Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101)
PSYC 342 – Adolescent Development (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
PSYC 365 – Drugs and the Brain (3 cr) (Prereq: PSYC 361)
SOCI 303 – The Family (3 cr)
SOCI 312 – Juvenile Delinquency (3 cr)
SOCI 321 – Social Stratification (3 cr)
SOCI 402 – Criminology (3 cr)
SOWK 320 – Child Welfare Services (3 cr) (Prereq: SOCI 203 and PSYC 101)
SOWK 402 – Social Gerontology (3 cr) (Prereq: SOCI 203 and PSYC 101 or permission of instructor)
HLTH 360 – Health in the Schools (3 cr) (Prereq: GSPE 210, HLTH 103, or HLTH 204)
EDUC 360 – Survey of Exceptional Children (3 cr)