Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta
Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer
Award: Associate of Arts
The AA degree in Human Services provides employees for human services agencies in Northeast Iowa and in the surrounding tri-state area. The program is designed to enable you to enter the workforce as a human service worker on a counseling staff, as a youth care supervisor or in other occupations in the area. It also prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to obtain a baccalaureate degree in an area of interest such as social work, psychology, sociology, special education or substance abuse.
In addition to the College admission requirements outlined, program applicants, prior to the field experience, may be required to complete a criminal record/child and adult abuse registry check. A positive report may prevent you from participation in field experience and completion of the program. Some field experience affiliations may require additional screening requirements.
|HSV:150||Human Services Technology I||3.0|
|HSV:162||Intro to Human Disabilities and Services||3.0|
|HSV:250||Essentials of Behavioral Modifications||3.0|
|HSV:256||Concepts of Addiction||3.0|
|PSY:111||**Introduction to Psychology||3.0|
|PSY:121||**Developmental Psychology OR||3.0|
|PSY:226||**Psychology of Aging||3.0|
|SOC:110||**Intro to Sociology||3.0|
**Will apply toward General Education core requirements
Computer Electives: BCA:112, BCA:212, SDV:200
Note: Students must attain a minimum grade of C- in all HSV course work.
This program also prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to obtain a baccalaureate degree in an area of interest such as social work, psychology, sociology, special education or substance abuse.
$17,458 - $20,174
Clayton County Visiting Nurses Association, Elkader, IA
DAC, Inc., Maquoketa, IA
Hillcrest Family Services, Dubuque, IA
Keystone AEA, Dubuque, IA
Mid Iowa Family Therapy Clinic, Fort Dodge, IA
Prairie View RCF, Fayette, IA
RISE, Ltd, Elkader, IA
StoneHill Franciscan Services, Dubuque, IA
Direct Care Provider/ Certified Med Aide
Upon approval for field experience, students will be required to complete a background check conducted by the agency in which the student plans to be placed.
Team Intervene is a student-led organization that promotes healthy decision making and lifestyles. Team Intervene partners with local agencies to provide presentations, organize special events and coordinate social marketing campaigns. The group participates in trainings, conferences and activities that help build a human services network.
Dean of Business and Computer Science
800.728.7367, ext 208
Human Services Instructor
800.728.7367, ext 472
Human Services Instructor
800.728.2256, ext. 336