Major in Human Services (HMSR)

Students who have already declared a major in Human Services (HMSR) must complete the general requirements per the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) in addition to the following 39 CREDITS required of the major. As of Fall 2014, the name of the program switches over to Human Services & Social Justice (HSSJ), but the basic requirements remain the same, and your concentration will still be referred to as Human Services. The course equivalents between HMSR and HSSJ are listed below.

For HMSR course descriptions, refer to our HMSR Course Offerings page.

For HSSJ course descriptions, refer to our HSSJ Course Offerings page.

First or Second Year

Fall Semester

HMSR 1117  Human Services and Community: Empowerment for Social Change (3)
or HSSJ 1177  Organizing for Social Justice in Human Services (3)

HMSR 2171  Human Development I (Child Development) (3)
or HSSJ 2171  Human Interactions: Child and Adolescent Development (3)

Spring Semester

HMSR 2172  Human Development II (Adult Development) (3)
or HSSJ 2172  Human Interactions: Adult Development (3)

HMSR 4198  Principles of Ethical Leadership (3)
or HSSJ 2200  Principles of Ethical Leadership (3)
or PHIL 2135  Ethics in Business and the Profession (3)

Fall or Spring Semester

SOC 1001  Introduction to Sociology (3)
or SOC 1002  The Sociological Imagination (3)

SOC 2101  Social Research Methods (3)

SOC 2104  Contemporary Sociology Theory (3)

COMM  Choose one of the following: 1040, 1041, 1042, or 2120 (3)

Third or Fourth Year

Fall Semester

HMSR 2176W  Program Development in the Human Services, WID (3)
or HSSJ 3100W  Program Planning and Evaluation, WID (3)

Spring Semester

HMSR 2182W  Organization and Administration in the Human Services, WID (3)
or HSSJ 3110W  Non-Profit and Organizational Management, WID (3)

HMSR 4195  Current Issues/Seminar in Human Services (3)
or HSSJ 4195  Capstone Seminar in Human Services and Social Justice (3)

Fall or Spring Semester

HMSR 3152  Issues in Human Services (16 hours/week) (6)
or HSSJ 3152  Fact, Field, and Fiction: Intersections in Human Services and Social Justice (6)