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Associate in Applied Science

 

Human Services Tech

 

Human Services Technology 

 

The human services technology program (HST) offers a two-year course of study leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree. The program offers a generalist approach, which provides knowledge and skills applicable to a diversity of settings (e.g., mental health, social services, corrections, etc.). Students may be eligible to apply for a Social Work Assistant certification in the State of Ohio and/or a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant license in the State of Ohio dependent upon current licensure or certification laws, practicum work experience, and supervision specifications. Placements are available in a variety of settings and programs such as: mental health, chemical dependency, social services, domestic violence, adult and juvenile corrections, prevention services, children services, Goodwill, and community action programs.
 
This program will require that students participate in a BCI background check in addition to the Ohio University admission requirements.

 

Admissions
Freshman admission into the Ohio University Southern Human Services Technology program requires a high school diploma or GED certificate. Due to class size limitations, students with the equivalent of at least a 2.5 grade point average will receive first consideration. Students may receive additional consideration for demonstrated talent and experience.
 
We realize the expenses involved in a college education include more than tuition and can sometimes seem out of reach. Our financial aid staff can help you find funds to finance your education from a variety of sources, including scholarships, state and federal grants, part-time employment, and loans.

 

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For more information contact:
David A. Nelson, M.A./M.S.W
Human Services Tech
740.533.4582
nelsond@ohio.edu
 
 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours: 60
 
Technical Requirements
Complete the following courses:
HST 1000: Intro to Human Services Tech (3 hrs)
HST 1200: Crisis Intervention (3 hrs)
HST 1500: Behavior Management (3 hrs)
HST 1650: Intervention Strategies (3 hrs)
HST 1700: Group Dynamics (3 hrs)
HST 1750: Chemical Dependency (3 hrs)
HST 1900: Case Management (3 hrs)
HST 2921: Practicum I (3 hrs)
HST 2922: Practicum II (3 hrs)
HST 2980: Research in Human Services (3 hrs)
 
General Requirements
Complete the following:
ENG 1510: Writing and Rhetoric I (3 hrs)
PSY 1010: General Psychology (3 hrs)
PSY 2710: Abnormal Psychology (3 hrs)
SW 1000: Intro to Social Work and Social Welfare (3 hrs)
 
Complete one of the following courses:
BIOS 1030: Human Biology I:Basic Principles (3 hrs)
HLTH 2040: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (3 hrs)
 
Complete one of the following Communication courses:
COMS 1010: Fundamentals of Human Communication (3 hrs)
COMS 1030: Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 hrs)
COMS 1100: Communication Among Cultures (3 hrs)
 
Complete one of the following Quantitative courses:
MATH 1200: College Algebra (4 hrs)
PSY 1110: Elementary Statistical Reasoning (3 hrs)
 
Complete one of the following Psychology courses:
PSY 2410: Child and Adolescent Psychology  (3 hrs)
PSY 2720: Psychology of Personality (3 hrs)
 
Complete one of the following courses:
Any SW course, except SW 1000
SOC 1000: Introduction to Sociology (3 hrs)
 
Complete one of the following courses:
Note: refer to COMPASS test results to determine if a developmental course should taken.
Any SW course not already used for another requirement
Developmental English course
HST 2900: Special Topics Human Services Technology (1-3 hrs)
MATH D005: Elementary Algebra (3 hrs)