Dec 04, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Services Minor

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Students from other departments may minor in Human Services. The student will be broadly trained in understanding human behavior and in pre-professional counseling skills to provide services in a wide array of contexts.

Please see the UNLV College of Education Department of  Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services web page at for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Human Services | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (



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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of an array of theoretical and applied human service, counseling and psychological theories;
  • Demonstrate a range of para-professional counseling skills sufficient to conduct entry-level human services interventions;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and/or in writing and interact effectively with other helping professionals;
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand research and critique professional literature in human service, counseling and psychological professions;
  • Deliver professional services within the guidelines of the ethical and professional practice;
  • Meet consumer needs of diverse clients with an appreciation of multicultural differences;
  • Form helping relationships in accordance with the principles of sound para-professional counseling practice;
  • Be prepared to secure a position in the helping profession or gain entrance to graduate school.

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