Human Services degree overview

Minor in Human Services

The Human Services minor introduces policies and programs designed to meet community needs among varied populations. Students will think critically about issues of diversity and social equity and will learn to help people cope with personal challenges. In addition, students will analyze the social, legal, political and governmental forces that influence the delivery of human services.

The Benefits of a Minor in Human Services

If you’re considering a career in helping people, especially those who are experiencing hardship, a minor in human services could be very beneficial. If you want to work in the public sector – be it in government, the health care industry, social work, crisis management, law enforcement, education or counseling – a minor in human services will teach you the following necessary skills:
  • Program implementation
  • Client interviewing
  • Data gathering
  • Counseling
  • Consulting
  • Case management

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

Human Services Minor Courses

Required Courses Elective Courses
One elective from HUS or PSY.

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.