Human Services

Program Requirements

Through this program, students will gain the theoretical and conceptual knowledge that serves as
a foundation for human service work, along with practical experience in the field.
Program Requirements for Human Services Major (students in the PS program should
refer to the requirements in the Professional Studies section of this catalog):

  • Completion of the Bonaventure Program and requirements for undergraduate degrees.
  • To fulfill the technological literacy requirement, students must pass CIS 101 or equivalent.
  • HMS 110 is required and fulfills a general education requirement in Social Sciences.
  • A minimum of 48 hours of 200-400 level Human Services and required support courses as listed below..
  • Required Human Services courses: HMS 205, 300, 305, 315, 321, 322, 325, 330, 360, and 480.
  • 9 hours of Human Services electives chosen from: HMS 335, 342, 355, 400, 410, 431, 440, or 481.
  • 12 hours are required as support courses: PSY 100, 312, one course from PSY 236 or 246, and one course from PSY 340, SOC 300 or 324.

Requirements for a Minor:

A student must complete 18 hours including HMS 110, 305, 315, and 9 additional credit hours selected from HMS 205, 300, 321, 322, 325, 330, and 360. Must also meet minimum University requirements for a minor.