Community and Human Services AA Program

AACHS General Description

The Associate of Arts in Community and Human Services program is designed to connect faith and service and their function within modern culture as seen through the lens of a Biblical perspective. In this program, you will learn more about communication skills, the role of non-government organizations in service, and building interpersonal relationships. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to enter the helping industry as an effective servant leader.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate awareness of learning and critical thinking strategies.
  2. Examine a Christian worldview and its relationship to serving in helping professions.
  3. Demonstrate competency in core general education subjects.
  4. Exhibit effective writing and presentation skills.
  5. Apply helping profession concepts and skills to real-world human services circumstances.

AACHS Coursework

The AA in Community and Human Services is a structured curriculum that includes the general core education requirements and human services requirements for the associate degree. Sixty (60) semester hours are earned by completing the courses online one at a time. Students will be part of a cohort who will participate in all courses together, forming a support group for success.

Program of Study

Semester 1

ITD 1060College Study Skills

3

ITD 1300Communication and Technology for College

3

EGL 1100English Composition 1

3

HSR 1000Fundamentals of Human Services

3

Semester 2

MTH 1240Fundamentals of Mathematics

3

RLG 2100Christian Worldview

3

HSR 1100Applied Skills in Individual Assessment

3

Semester 3

PSC 2300Introduction to Psychology

3

EGL 2200World Literature

3

BSN 2050Organizational Management

3

ITD 3010Leadership and Service

3

Semester 4

HSR 1200Serving Within US Diversity

3

MHR 2700Career Success

3-4

HSR 2000Partnering with Nongovernment Organizations

3

HSR 2100Partnering with Public Entities

3

Semester 5

SCN 1600Life Science

3

MHR 2800Personal Finance

3

HSR 2200Trends and Opportunities for Service

3

HSR 2500Human Services Capstone Project

3