Human Services: Psychology (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services is designed for students with career interests in human services. Granite State College’s B.S. in Human Services offers graduates the opportunity to provide access to assistance programs, offer support, and improve the quality of life for those in need while working with individuals and the community at both the local and state level. The psychology concentration introduces students to the research basis of psychology.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Differentiate and critically analyze the concepts, theories, and methods of inquiry pertinent to human services.
- Apply the concepts, theories, and methods of human services.
- Apply ethical principles that inform and guide practice in human services and relevant subfields.
- Communicate in multiple modalities the needs of a diversity of client populations.
Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at Granite State College
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for conferral
|Requirements General Education Requirements||Credit Hours 40|
|Requirements Major Requirements||Credit Hours 52|
|Requirements Open Electives||Credit Hours 28|
|Requirements Total||Credit Hours 120|
General Education Requirements
A minimum grade of C is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
All General Education requirements, including CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking (4 s.h.) and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar (4 s.h.), must be taken prior to the capstone.
|ENG 500||The Writing Process||4|
|COMM 542||Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics||4|
|COMM 543||Visual Communication||4|
|CRIT 501||Introduction to Critical Inquiry||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Math for Our World|
|Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems||4|
|Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World||4|
|Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression||4|
|CRIT 602||Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking||4|
|IDIS 601||Interdisciplinary Seminar||4|
A minimum grade of C is required in all Major and Concentration coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major/Concentration, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking (4 s.h.), IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar (4 s.h.) and all major requirements must be completed prior to enrollment in the integrative Capstone. Academic Advisor approval is required for registration to be processed.
A minimum grade of C is required in all Concentration coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of one course overlap between the Major/Concentration and Minor areas.
|Major in Human Services|
|HMSV 500||Human Services and the Helping Process||4|
|PSY 501||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|or SOC 501||Introduction to Sociology|
|Select two of the following:||8|
|Dynamics of Family Relationships|
|HMSV 501||Case Management||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics|
|HMSV 540||Field Based Practicum in Human Services||4|
|or HMSV 541||Project-Based Practicum in Human Services|
|HLTC 629||Law and Ethics for Healthcare and Human Services||4|
|SOSC 637||Social Stratification and Inequality||4|
|or MGMT 608||Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace|
|Concentration in Psychology|
|IDIS 501||Research Methods||4|
|PSY 601||The Human Brain||4|
|or PSY 609||Cognition and Learning|
|HMSV 650||Integrative Capstone: Project in Human Services||4|
|or HMSV 651||Integrative Capstone: Internship in Human Services|
Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.