Human Services

Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Human Services

Human Services AAS Transfer Degree

The following courses represent the transfer oriented Associate of Applied Science Degree for Human Services majors. Upon completion of the AAS Human Services Transfer Degree, students may transfer to Metropolitan State University of Denver's Bachelor of Science program in Human Services. All AAS Human Services Transfer coursework must be completed with a grade of C or better. The program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (www.cshse.org).

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1 3
HSE 106 Survey of Human Services 1 3
HSE 107 Interviewing Principles 3
HSE 108 Introduction to Therapeutic Systems 1 3
MAT 135 Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1 1,3 3
 Subtotal15
Second Semester
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
Or COM 125
Interpersonal Communication  
ENG 122 English Composition II: GT-CO2 3
HSE 205 Human Services for Groups 3
HSE 206 Human Services for Families 3
HSE 226 Case Management for Human Services Practitioners 3
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
HSE 188 Human Services Practicum I 1 4
Guaranteed Transfer Natural and Physical Sciences Course (GT-SC1) 4
Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities Course (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4) 3
Guaranteed Transfer Social & Behavioral Science Course (GT-SS1, GT-SS2) 3
Guaranteed Transfer History Course (GT-HI1) 2 3
 Subtotal17
Fourth Semester
HSE 288 Human Services Practicum II 4
Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities Course (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4) 3
Guaranteed Transfer Social & Behavioral Sciences Course (GT-SS3) 3
Guaranteed Transfer Natural and Physical Sciences Course (GT-SC1) 4
 Subtotal14
 Total Credits61
1

 Building Block Course

2

 Fulfills MSU Denver's Global Diversity requirement. Select from the following:
HIS 101  Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1

HIS 102  Western Civilization: 1650-Present: GT-HI1

HIS 111  The World: Antiquity-1500: GT-HI1

HIS 112  The World: 1500-Present: GT-HI1

HIS 244  History of Latin America: GT-HI1

HIS 247  20th Century World History: GT-HI1

HIS 255  The Middle Ages: GT-HI1

3

 Guaranteed Transfer Math Course: MAT 135 recommended.

Human Services AAS Pre-Social Work Degree

The following courses represent the transfer oriented Associate of Applied Science Degree for Human Services majors with an emphasis in Pre-Social Work. Upon completion of the AAS Human Services Pre-Social Work, students will be eligible to transfer to Metropolitan State University of Denver's Bachelor of Science program in Social Work. All AAS Human Services transfer coursework must be completed with a grade of C or better. Application for the Social Work program at Metropolitan State University will be required and admission is not guaranteed upon completion of the transfer degree. The program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (www.cshse.org).

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
COM 115 Public Speaking 4 3
or COM 125
Interpersonal Communication 
ENG 121 English Composition I : GT-CO1 1,4 3
HSE 105 Introduction to Social Welfare 2 3
HSE 106 Survey of Human Services 1 3
MAT 135 Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1 1,4 3
 Subtotal15
Second Semester
ENG 122 English Composition II: GT-CO2 4 3
HSE 107 Interviewing Principles 1 3
HSE 108 Introduction to Therapeutic Systems 1 3
POS 111 American Government : GT-SS1 4 3
PSY 101 General Psychology I: GT-SS3 4 3
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
BIO 105 Science of Biology with Lab: GT-SC1 4 4
HSE 205 Human Services for Groups 3
HSE 206 Human Services for Families 3
PSY 102 General Psychology II: GT-SS3 4 3
Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanitites Course (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4) 3
 Subtotal16
Fourth Semester
HIS 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1 2 3
or HIS 102
Western Civilization: 1650-Present: GT-HI1 
HSE 188 Human Services Practicum I 3 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology I: GT-SS3 4 3
or ANT 101
Cultural Anthropology:GT-SS3 
Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities Course (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4) 3
Guaranteed Transfer Natural & Physical Sciences Course (GT-SC1) 4
 Subtotal17
 Total Credits63
1

 Building Block Course

2

Fulfills Global Diversity Requirement at MSU Denver

3

Fulfills Volunteer Experience Requirement

4

These courses are required prerequisites for admission to Metropolitan State University of Denver's Social Work program.

Certificate in Human Services

This program prepares students for entry-level positions. All courses required for the Human Services Certificate can also be applied to the AAS Human Services Transfer Degree or the AAS Human Services Pre-Social Work Degree. Please consult with the Human Services Department Chair or an Academic Advisor to verify the transferability of courses.

Students must complete all certificate coursework with a grade of C or better.

Program Admission Requirements

Meet minimum assessment scores or prerequisites required for general education courses in the program.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
HSE 106 Survey of Human Services 1 3
HSE 107 Interviewing Principles 1 3
HSE 108 Introduction to Therapeutic Systems 1 3
Any Guaranteed Transfer Course 3
 Subtotal12
Second Semester
HSE 188 Human Services Practicum I 4
HSE Elective 3
HSE Elective 3
Any Guaranteed Transfer Course 3
 Subtotal13
 Total Credits25
1

 Building Block Course