Human services professionals are on the front line, serving and caring for those who are most vulnerable and in need. Students called to this line of work will find that the Human Services program at Chatfield College prepares them for a wide array of educational and employment opportunities, including social work, criminal justice and community health.
Our program combines liberal arts study with a social services curriculum, and is grounded in hands-on teaching experiences, service-learning, and mentoring opportunities with instructors. At Chatfield, you’ll learn both the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the lives of others, including strategies and good management practices for intervention at individual, family, group, organization, and community levels.
Chatfield College graduates are qualified to work in entry-level human services positions and go on to:
- Earn Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees.
- Work for nonprofit organizations, for-profit social service agencies, and state and local governments.
- Participate in AmeriCorps.
These courses comprise the Human Services Concentration: SCI.212 Human Biology (4 credit hours), PSY.101 General Psychology (3 credit hours), HUS.101 Intro to Social Work & Human Services (3 credit hours), HUS.108 Health, Safety & Nutrition (3 credit hours), PSY.212 Adolescent and Adult Development (3 credit hours), PSY.216 Human Relations (3 credit hours), SOC.101 Intro to Sociology (3 credit hours), any elective (3 credit hours).
Total 25 credit hours.