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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

94 Southside Virginia

94 Southside Virginia Community College HUMAN SERVICES (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Award: Certificate Length: Thirty-four credit hour program Purpose: The program is designed to prepare students for entry into a variety of occupational pursuits in educational, community and social service jobs. Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities: Assistant Correctional and Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant Drug Counselor Assistant Intellectual Disability Counselor Day Care Aide Outreach Worker Senior Citizen Activity Counselor Teacher Aide and Instructional Assistant Program Requirements: Instruction includes both theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in human services and related activities. Successful completion of academic courses does not guarantee coordinated internship placement. Agency requirements will be used in making internship placement decisions. Students are urged to consult with their faculty advisor or a counselor for assistance in planning programs and selecting electives. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university are encouraged to consult with the institution to which they plan to transfer for assistance in planning program. For those who wish to transfer, refer to the Human Services options under Transfer Degrees. If preparing for employment in the field of Human Services, the student should be aware of the following requirements and plan accordingly: 1. Students must meet with faculty advisor and determine the suitability of the program. 2. The applicant must be free of any mental or physical condition which might adversely affect his/her performance in the field of Human Services. 3. Students with disabilities who meet program prerequisites are eligible for admission to the program. 4. The applicant must be of excellent moral character and must not have been convicted of any felony or any serious misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. Background checks may be conducted. 5. Students who plan to be employed in the field of Human Services are encouraged to check with the employing agency in order to ascertain any special employment requirements of the particular agency. Course Title Hours Lab FIRST SEMESTER SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3 ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3 OR ENG 137 Communication Processes I SSC 101 Contemporary Social Problems I 3 0 3 HMS 100 Introduction to Human Services 3 0 3 HMS 227 The Helper as a Change Agent 3 0 3 PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3 0 3 Total 19 0 19

Programs of Study 95 SECOND SEMESTER ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3 OR ENG 138 Communication Processes II OR CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking HMS 226 Helping Across Cultures 3 0 3 HMS 190 Coordinated Internship 0 15 3 MTH EEE Math Elective 3 0 3 HLT 110 Concept of Personal and Community Health 3 0 3 OR HLT 121 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse Total 12 15 15 Total credits .................................................................................................................................................................. 34