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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Human Services Major (BS)


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Human Services Major- Bachelor of Science (BS)

Please see the UNLV College of Education Human Services  web page at http://education.unlv.edu/ecs/undergraduate/human_services.html for information about the program, it’s faculty and facilities.

Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Education Advising and Field Placement Center at http://education.unlv.edu/afp/

 Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of an array of theoretical and applied counseling theories.
  2. Demonstrate basic counseling skills sufficient to conduct entry - level human services interventions.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to form helping relationships in accordance with principles of sound counseling practice.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to understand, research, and critique professional literature in counseling.
  5. Deliver professional services within the guidelines of ethical and professional practice standards.
  6. Demonstrate an appreciation of multicultural differences and the needs of diverse\clients.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and/or in writing with helping professionals

University Graduation Requirements

Human Services Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 37-40 Credits


First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3


English Composition - Credits: 6


Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Constitutions - Credits: 4-6


Mathematics - Credits: 3


Distribution Requirements - Credits: 19


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 Credits
    • Two courses 3 credits each from two different humanities areas - 6 credits
    • One course in fine arts- 3 credits
  • Social Science:
    • Automatically satisfied by Major requirements
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 10 Credits

Multicultural and International


(see note 1 below)

  fulfills the multicultural requirement
International, one 3 credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students

           

Restrictive Electives - Credits: 15


Electives - Credits: 23-25


 (see note 3 below)

Total Credits: 120


Notes


  1. CED 200 also fulfills the multicultural requirement of the general education core. Courses satisfying the international requirement may simultaneously fulfill another requirement.
  2. A total of 42 credits must be 300/400 level courses.
  3. Hours taken as part of a minor may count toward Human Services electives.

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