Bachelor of Science in Mental Health & Human Services

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Minimum 121 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • HUS 101 Introduction to Human Services (3)
  • HUS 125 Chemical Dependency (3)
  • HUS 212 Case Management (3)
  • HUS 218 Community Mental Health (3)
  • HUS 305 Group Process (3)
  • HUS 308 Assessment and Planning (3)
  • HUS 316 Applied Professional Ethics for Human Services (3)
  • HUS 330 Interviewing and Counseling (3)
  • HUS 349 Supervision in Health and Human Services (3)
  • HUS 460 Pre-Internship Seminar (3) must be earned with a grade of “C” or higher
  • Complete 12 credits of internship with either HUS 461 (6) & 462 (6), or HUS 463 (12) must be earned with a grade of “C” or higher

Complete one of the following pathways:

Mental Health & Human Services Generalist

  • Complete Eight Mental Health Electives* (24 credit hours)

Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Concentration

  • HUS 222 Psychosocial Rehabilitation (3)
  • HUS 232 Crisis Counseling (3)
  • HUS 233 Sexual Abuse and Trauma (3)
  • HUS 236 Foundations of Vocational Rehabilitation (3)
  • HUS 350 Mental Health and Aging (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • HUS 326 Chemical Dependency Counseling
    • HUS 331 Substance Abuse Counseling for Special Populations
  • Complete two Mental Health Electives* (6 credit hours)

Addiction Counseling Concentration

  • HUS/PSY 229 Models of Addiction (3)
  • HUS 232 Crisis Counseling (3)
  • HUS/SSC 318 Adolescence, Sub. Abuse & Criminality (3)
  • HUS 326 Chemical Dependency Counseling (3)
  • HUS 331 Substance Abuse Counseling for Special Pop. (3)
  • HUS/SSC 332 Addiction and the Family (3)
  • HUS 342 Trauma and Addiction (3)
  • Complete one Mental Health Elective* (3 credit hours)

Child and Family Services Concentration

  • Complete two of the following (6):
    • HUS 220 Child Mental Health
    • HUS 221 Adolescent Mental Health
    • HUS 323 Infant Mental Health
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • HUS 328 Creative Development & Art for Young Children
    • PSY 302 Psychology of Childhood
  • HUS 352 Interventions for Families with Children (3)
  • HUS 354 The Behavioral Health Professional
  • PSY 345 Problems and Interventions in Childhood (3)
  • Complete two Mental Health Electives* (6)

*Mental Health Electives

  • EDU 261 Early Childhood Curriculum: Early Learning Environments
  • EDU 362 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood
  • EDU 363 Young Children with Special Needs
  • HUS 130 Developmental Disabilities
  • HUS 134 Cultural Competency for the Helping Professions
  • HUS/EDU 160 Perspectives on Infants, Toddlers and Young Children
  • HUS 215 Introduction to Therapeutic Activities
  • HUS 220 Child Mental Health
  • HUS 221 Adolescent Mental Health
  • HUS 222 Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • HUS 224 Fundamentals of Community Practice and Involvement
  • HUS/PSY 229 Models of Addiction
  • HUS 232 Crisis Counseling
  • HUS 233 Sexual Abuse and Trauma
  • HUS 236 Foundations of Vocational Rehab
  • HUS 240 Human Services for an Aging Population
  • HUS 263 Family Interactions
  • HUS/PSY 306 Behavior Modification
  • HUS 314 Human Services Management
  • HUS/SSC 318 Adolescence, Substance Abuse, and Criminality
  • HUS 323 Infant Mental Health
  • HUS 326 Chemical Dependency Counseling
  • HUS/EDU 328 Creative Development and Art for Young Children
  • HUS 331 Substance Abuse Counseling for Special Populations
  • HUS/SSC 332 Addiction and the Family
  • HUS 342 Trauma and Addiction
  • HUS/PSY 345 Problems and Interventions in Childhood
  • HUS 350 Mental Health and Aging
  • HUS/EDU 352 Interventions for Families with Children
  • HUS 354 The Behavioral Health Professional
  • HUS 356 Women’s Mental Health
  • HUS/JUS/SSC 364 Human Rights Violation, Torture and Trauma
  • HUS 366 Grief Counseling
  • HUS 436 Counseling for Co-Occurring Mental Disorders & Addiction
  • JUS 307 Violence in the Family
  • PSY 400 Abnormal Psychology
  • SOC 319 Social Gerontology
  • SOC 340 Sociology of Minorities
  • SOC 360 Sociology of the Family
  • SSC 362 Death and Dying
  • SSC/JUS 450 Conflict Resolution
  • Complete any 100-level Communications course (3)
  • Complete one of the following Computer Information Systems electives (3):
    • CIS 100 Introduction to Computer Applications
    • CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • ENG 102W Introduction to Literature (3)
  • ENG 317W Professional Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):
    • ART 1xx any 100-level Art course
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG 351 Creative Writing I
    • ENG 452 Creative Writing II
    • MUH 1xx any 100-level Music History course
    • MUS 1xx any 100-level Music course
  • Complete one of the following Humanities electives (3):
    • AME xxx any American Studies course
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG xxx any English course (except ENG 101 or 317w)
    • FRE xxx any French course
    • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
    • HTY xxx any History course
    • HUM xxx any Humanities course
    • MUH xxx any Music History course
    • PHI xxx any Philosophy course (except PHI 135 or 335)
    • SPA xxx any Spanish course
    • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics I (3)
  • Complete any 100-level laboratory science course (4)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 308 Human Development (3)
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • SOC 201 Social Problems (3)
  • Complete 15 credits of any 100-level or higher electives (15)

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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