HST - Human Services Technology, AAS
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Fall Semester 1
|ACA||111||College Student Success||1||0||0||1|
|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|
|HSE||210||Human Services Issues||2||0||0||2|
|SOC||210||Introduction to Sociology||3||0||0||3|
|Choose one of the following:|
|HSE||227||Children & Adolescents in Crisis||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|
|HEA||110||Personal Health and Wellness||3||0||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:
- If you are not currently enrolled at SCC, complete an application to the college. Designate Human Services Technology AAS Degree (A45380) as the program of interest. If you are a current student, see Admissions to complete a change of major form if you wish to apply 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.
7. Complete the Gordon Personal Profile Inventory ($25 fee) through the testing center prior to the interview with the Program Director.
8. Complete interview with the program coordinator. 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.
9. All candidates need to complete their interviews with the Program Director prior to May 22, 2017 for admission to the program in the Fall 2017 semester. An email will be sent by May 24th 2017 confirming admission. For the Spring 2018 semester, all applicants must complete their interviews by November 30, 2017. Emails will be sent by December 7th, 2017 for confirmation of acceptance 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.