Human Services

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
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The Human Services Program provides students with academic and practical experiences necessary to enter the field of human services. The University’s learning context ensures that program graduates are fully acquainted with diversity, and the program’s curriculum ensures that they possess a ‘tool kit’ to face complex dilemmas that arise in the field of human service.

Coursework and theory are applied in supervised fieldwork to ensure that students are ready for employment in a wide range of human service agencies and community organizations. Our graduates have achieved high levels of success in the field.

Students have the option of enhancing their programs with minors in such fields as Education, Business and Social Sciences. A significant number minor or double major in Psychology.

Stimulating courses are taught by experienced faculty who are current practitioners as well as active researchers.

Learning Outcomes

By completing the B.S. in Human Services, students will:

  • Be knowledgeable of the history and systems of the Human Services field.
  • Be skillful at program assessment, planning, and development.
  • Be able to find, use, manage, and protect information effectively.
  • Be competent in the core interventions of their profession.
  • Be effective at oral and written communication.
  • Be adept at program administration and leadership.
  • Be committed to ethical practices.
  • Be respectful of client values and attitudes.
  • Be mindful of their own personal development.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline July 1 is the last date to apply for the Fall Semester which begins late August/early September;November 1 is the last date to apply for the Spring Semester which begins mid-January Tuition fee
  • USD 30965 Year (National)
  • USD 30965 Year (International)
Start date September 2015 Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

General Education

  • Composition and Rhetoric 3
  • First Year Seminar 3
  • Intermediate Algebra 3
  • Fine Arts 3
  • Humanities 6
  • Natural Sciences 6
  • Social Sciences 6
  • Capstone Seminar 3
  • Liberal Arts Electives 7

Human Services Program Requirements

  • HS 110 Alcohol and other Drugs In Society 3
  • HS 201 Introduction to Counseling 3
  • HS 203 Introduction to Human Services 3
  • HS 205 Counseling Methods for Special Populations 3
  • HS 305 Group Interaction 3 or HS 304 Peer Counseling
  • HS 301 Crisis Management 3
  • HS 350 Human Services Seminar 3
  • HS 333 Social Welfare Policy 3
  • GERO 101 Introduction to Gerontology 3
  • MGMT 302 Multicultural Managemen 3
  • MGMT 305 Personnel Management 3
  • PSYC 201 Human Growth & Development 3
  • PHIL 203 Ethics 3 or HS 299 Moral Development
  • HS 227 Practicum 6
  • HS 312 Internship 3
  • NUTR 205 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3
  • Mom 110 Public Communication 3

SERVICES, Psychology or related field 15

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 500 TOEFL iBT® test : 61

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.


You can demonstrate proof of English Language competency by meeting any one of the criteria listed below:

1. A letter certifying completion of level 6 at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI).
Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB).

2. A minimum TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT), or 61 (IBT) for undergraduates and a minimum score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), or 80 (IBT) for graduates (post-graduates).

3. A minimum IELTS (Cambridge Testing) Band score of 6.0 for Undergraduates and a minimum Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates).

4. A transcript from an accredited American university indicating a grade of “C” or better in one semester of college English Composition.

5. Critical Reading SAT score of 400 or above; or ACT English score of 19 or above.

6.An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Service) through level 112.

7.An official letter certifying completion of CSE (The Center for English Studies) through level 7.5.

8. A Michigan English Assessment Battery (MELAB) score of 69 or above for undergraduates and score of 77 or above for graduates.

9. A Prueba de Aptitud Academica (PAA) English achievement score of 500 or above.

10. A level of “Advanced” on the English Language Proficiency Test of the College Board.

11. An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English.

12. An EIKEN score of Grade 2A or above for undergraduates and a score of Grade Pre-1 or above for graduates.

13. A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

14. WAEC, WASSE, CXC, etc. – Score of “C” or better on English Language exam.

15. A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 44 for undergraduates and a minimum PTE Academic score of 53 for graduates (post-graduates).

You must demonstrate English language competency in one of the ways listed above. If you don’t demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may begin classes.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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