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associate of applied Science Degree
Nature of Work:                                                                                             COURSES                                                                   CREDITS
Human services worker is a generic term for
                                                                                                            First Quarter
people with various job titles who may play
                                                                                                            ENGL 101                  English Composition I                                     4
a variety of roles in community service and agen-
                                                                                                            PSYC 110                  Principles of Psychology                                  5
cy settings. They may assist clients in obtaining
                                                                                                            SOCI 107                  Introduction to Diversity                                 3
benefits and services or assess the needs and
                                                                                                            HSSR 101                  Introduction to Human/Social Services                     3
establish the eligibility of clients for services.
                                                                                                            HSSR 105                  Survey of Substance abuse                                 3
They may organize and lead group activities,
assist clients in need of emotional support or                                                              Second Quarter
crisis intervention, or they may monitor and                                                                ENGL 102                  English Composition II                                    4
keep case records on clients and report progress     Program Design:                                        PSYC 207                  Human Growth & Development                                4
to supervisors. additionally, human services         The program provides a foundation in social            SOCI 170                  Introduction to Sociology I                               4
workers may administer programs such as food         and behavioral sciences which will prepare             HSSR 135                  affective Education & Group Process                       3
banks, emergency fuel programs, or work with         students for challenging work in a variety of          HSSR 120                  Human Services Methods & Procedures                       3
senior centers or charities.                         social service settings. Entry level courses in the    Third Quarter
                                                     helping professions such as psychology, cultural       HSSR 150                  Writing in the Helping Professions                        3
Human services workers generally work under          diversity, sociology, social problems, and inter-      SOCI 171                  Introduction to Sociology II                              4
the direction of a qualified professional many       viewing techniques will be offered. Speciality         PSYC 275                  abnormal Psychology                                       4
times a social worker, professional counselor,       classes will include substance abuse, case man-        MaTH 115                  Business Math                                             3
program director, or psychologist. The amount        agement, counseling, crisis intervention, mental       HSSR 140                  Racial/Cultural Diversity in Helping Prof                 3
of responsibility and supervision they are given     retardation, and gerontology. The program has
varies a great deal, as do actual work duties.       been designed to meet the course work stan-
                                                                                                            Fourth Quarter
                                                                                                            BIOL 104                  Human Biology I                                           4
Some are on their own most of the time and           dards of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social
                                                                                                            BIOL 114                  Human Biology Lab I                                       1
have little direct supervision; others work under    Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist
                                                                                                            HSSR 210                  Counseling Theories                                       4
close supervision.                                   Board certification as Social Work assistant.
                                                                                                            HSSR 215                  Social Gerontology                                        3
                                                     Individuals will be provided opportunities
                                                                                                            HSSR 271                  Human Services Practicum I                                3
Related Job Titles:                                  for personal and professional growth through
Social Work assistant, Social Services               knowledge-based learning, experiential pro-           Fifth Quarter
Technician, assistant Counselor, Family              cesses, community involvement and 480 hours           CSCI                       Lab Selection                                             1
Services Worker, Case Extender, Case Manager,        of practical experience under direct supervision      CSCI                       Lab Selection                                             1
Victim advocate associate, MR/DD adult               of professionals in local agencies.                   SOCI 231                   Juvenile Delinquency                                      3
Services Worker, Gerontology aide, Residential                                                             HSSR 231                   Case Management                                           3
                                                     Persons pursuing a career in human services
Treatment Facility associate, Intake Specialist,                                                           HSSR 272                   Human Services Practicum II                               3
                                                     should recognize that to be successful, they
Job Coach, Income Maintenance Worker,                                                                      HSSR 275                   Community Mental Health Issues                            3
                                                     must be emotionally stable, creative, and flex-       HSSR 220                   Mental Retardation & Dev. Disabilities                    3
Senior Center Director, Outreach Worker.             ible. Human services professionals must be
                                                     able to work effectively with diverse groups of        Sixth Quarter
                                                     people and individuals with a wide variety of          SPTH 115                  Fundamentals of Effective Speech                          3
                                                     ages, racial and cultural backgrounds, and life        SOCI 150                  Marriage & Family                                         3
                                                     situations.                                            HSSR 235                  Crisis Intervention                                       3
                                                                                                            HSSR 273                  Human Services Practicum III                              3
                                                     a grade of "C" (2.00) or better is required in         HSSR 211                  Counseling Techniques                                     3
                                                     all courses for graduation. any required course
                                                     in which a grade below a "C" is received must
                                                     be repeated. Life experience credit may not be        Last updated: April 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                  Total Credits 100
                                                     used to fulfill graduation requirements in this
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To Enroll
                                                                                                 • Southern State is accredited by the North Central
                                                                                                    association of Colleges and Schools.
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1. Complete an application for admission                                                                                                                         S o c i a l S e rv i c e s
       and return it to any student services office accom-                                       • a variety of technical programs are available
                                                                                                                                                                    Associate Of Applied Science Degree
       panied by a high school transcript                                                           for students wishing to join the workforce
       or GED certificate.                                                                          immediately upon graduation. The College also offers
                                                                                                    general programs for students who have plans to trans-
                                                                                                    fer to another college or university after their time at
2. Students who wish to obtain a degree from
                                                                                                    Southern State.
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       English courses are required to take a Placement
                                                                                                 • addressing the affordability of education,
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       attending the orientation session.                                                           including grants, loans, scholarships,
                                                                                                    and work-study opportunities.

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                                                                                                 • In an effort to provide convenient access for all
                                                                                                    students in the service region, the College has
                                                                                                    four convenient locations throughout the
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       orientation. Dates, times, and locations will accom-
       pany acceptance letter.
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                                                                                                        100 Hobart Drive              12681 US Route 62
                                                                                                      Hillsboro, OH 45133             Sardinia, OH 45171
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                                                                                                        1850 Davids Drive           1270 US Route 62 SW
                                                                                                      Wilmington, OH 45177        Washington CH, OH 43160
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educational programs and activities, and the many services it offers to the community. The
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