AS Degree – Code #1175
Michael Cobb, Program Coordinator
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The human services program is a broadly based, applied program emphasizing both professional course work in the human services and course work in the social sciences and liberal arts. Students take courses that provide them with the skills and knowledge to be successful when working in a variety of human services agencies. Students have the opportunity to take electives in specialty areas such as education, substance abuse, criminal justice, and gerontology.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM
Alfred State human services graduates may enter directly into either the human services management BS or technology management BBA degree programs.
The human services program offers excellent transfer potential in fields such as psychology, human services, human services management, education, social work, sociology, criminal justice, gerontology, and communications. Among the colleges to which recent graduates have successfully transferred are Alfred University, Mansfield University, Hilbert College, SUNY at Brockport, University of Buffalo, and SUNY at Stony Brook .
In Practicum (HUSR 1074) students complete a substantial internship providing direct service to clients at one local/regional human services agency. Agencies include Accord Corp., Alfred Montessori School, Allegany County ARC, Allegany County Department of Health, Allegany County Office of the Aging, Allegany Rehabilitation Associates, Inc., Catholic Charities, Hornell Area Concern for Youth, Trapping Brook House, and the YMCA of Hornell.
Employment and transfer rate of 95 percent – 32 percent are employed; 63 percent transferred to continue their education.
Human Services Management
Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social Science