Dec 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 101 - Introduction to Human Services


5 credits

Prerequisites
Students must be co-enrolled in either ENGL 095  or ENGL& 101 .

Completion of BTECH 102  or coenrolled. Upon enrollment in HS 101, students must consent to a Washington State Patrol background check. Overview of the history, philosophy and present status of the major human service delivery systems. Also examines the roles of associate degree practitioners as well as occupational and educational opportunities for graduates. Emphasis is placed on technical writing (APA format), professionalism in field and students developing a career plan in HS.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Students will be able to describe the range of services in the human services field. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Literacy (3) and Using Resources (3))
  • Students will develop a career plan for employment in the human services field. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Literacy (3) and Using Resources (3))
  • Students will recognize terminology used in the human services field. (Competency in Critical Thinking (4), Literacy (3) and Using Resources (3))
  • Students will describe the values, motivations and characteristics of professionals in the human services field. (Competency in Social and Personal Responsibility (3), Literacy and Disciplinary Learning (4))
  • Students will be able to explain the historical perspective of legislative and other major changes and trends in the human services field. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4) and Literacy (3))
  • Students will demonstrate basic client communication skills. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4) and Literacy (3))
  • Students will demonstrate effective APA style writing. (Competency in Disciplinary Learning (4), Literacy (3) and Using Resources (3))




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