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Fall Semester 1
|ACA||111||College Student Success||1||0||0||1|
|CIS||111||Basic PC Literacy||1||2||0||2|
|HSE||110||Introduction to Human Services||2||2||0||3|
|SAB||110||Substance Abuse Overview||3||0||0||3|
Spring Semester 1
|ENG||111||Writing & Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|HEA||110||Personal Health & Wellness||3||0||0||3|
|HSE||210||Human Services Issues||2||0||0||2|
|SOC||210||Introduction to Sociology||3||0||0||3|
Summer Semester 1
|ENG||114||Professional Research and Reporting||3||0||0||3|
Fall Semester 2
|HSE||112||Group Process I||1||2||0||2|
|HSE||240||Issues in Client Services||3||0||0||3|
|SOC||213||Sociology of the Family||3||0||0||3|
Spring Semester 2
|BIO||163||Basic Anatomy & Physiology||4||2||0||5|
|WBL||111||Work-Based Learning I||0||0||10||1|
|WBL||115||Work-Based Seminar II||1||0||0||1|
|SAB||210||Substance Abuse Counseling||2||2||0||3|
|SWK||110||Introduction to Social Work||3||0||0||3|
Admission criteria for Human Services Technology and Human Services Technology - Substance Abuse:
It is important that all potential applicants for the Human Services and Substance Abuse Treatment programs understand the admissions process. Please review carefully the information regarding minimum requirements and other pertinent information.
The applicant must:
- Complete an application for admission to the Program.
- Be a high school graduate or have earned a high school equivalency diploma (GED). Exception: current high school students
- Submit official copies of all transcripts (high school and college). Transcripts must be sent directly from the institution. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all necessary records are sent to the College Admissions Office.
- Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale on the most recent academic transcript with ten semester hours completed excluding developmental courses.
- Meet the Southwestern Community College Placement Test requirement. This may be met by one of the following methods:
- Take and pass the basic components of the Computerized Placement Test. These consist of algebra, arithmetic, reading comprehension, grammar and basic computer skills. The test is administered several times each week on the Jackson and Macon Campuses and is free of charge. To schedule a test session, contact Testing Services at 828.339.4332. If you do not pass the basic components of the placement test, you must enroll in and successfully complete the appropriate developmental coursework prior to entering the program. If you are unsuccessful in achieving the appropriate cut-off scores in any component of the test, please see the academic retest policy.
- Appropriate SAT or ACT scores and successful completion of high school or college computer literacy course within the past six years. See admissions section for additional details.
- Provide an official high school transcript indicating graduation within the last five years with a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.6 and completion of a "fourth math" beyond Algebra II.
- Successful completion of a college-level math, algebra, English and computer literacy course.
- Complete interview with the program
Interviewed applicants who have not been assigned a space in the program will be placed on a waiting list. Should space become available, the next applicant on the list will be contacted for admission to the program.
- Applicants are responsible for submitting all the necessary records to the Admissions Office.
- All students admitted into a health science program may be required, by clinical or work-based site, to submit to a criminal background check and/or drug testing, prior to, or during clinical education coursework. The results of these tests could affect the student’s ability to progress in the program.
- All students completing a health science program may be required, by an external testing agency, to submit to a criminal background check and/or drug test prior to a state or national licensing/certification board approving the graduate to sit for licensure/certification exams.