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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Human Services-Dietetics (AAS.HSP.DIT)

The Human Services-Dietetics area of concentration is for students interested in working at agencies such as dietary aid in residential facilities, health departments and hospitals. Classroom training and field experience prepare graduates of the Human Services program to provide greatly needed services to people who require assistance. Upon completion of this program, students can either go directly to work or transfer to a University.

To be eligible for the field experience the following must be completed: 30 semester hours of the required curriculum, 2.0 GPA, Foundations of Human Services HSP103 and Social Welfare HSP 122. This program of study can lead to a bachelor's degree in family and consumer science, sociology, psychology, health studies or social work. Students should consult with an advisor during their first year regarding specific transfer curricula and electives course work to facilitate a transfer.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

3.0
HSP-103
Foundations of Human Services

HSP-103
Foundations of Human Services

Foundations in the discipline of human services, including: Historical origins, ethics and values, skill development, roles of the profession, career opportunities, challenges, examination of diverse and at-risk populations, and policy issues in human services.

Course Outline

3.0
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Mathematics (IAI M)

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Mathematics (IAI M)

No Description Available
OR
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
3.0
HED-200
Principles of Health

HED-200
Principles of Health

This course is designed to explore the most important health issues current and past. Helping students to make responsible decisions that will affect them throughout their life. Focus will be on interrelating behavior with one's own health decisions.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

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SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
HSP-122
Social Welfare

HSP-122
Social Welfare

A study of the history, purpose, philosophy, methods and values governing social welfare, with an overview of the American social welfare system, programs and structure of service delivery. Examination of the relationships among social welfare systems and institutional structures.

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
HED-178
Responding to Emergencies

HED-178
Responding to Emergencies

The purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life.

Course Outline

2.0
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Area of Concentration

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Area of Concentration

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

14.0
Summer Term
HSP-053
Work Experience Seminar I

HSP-053
Work Experience Seminar I

This course accompanies the field experience class. These seminars give opportunity to provide individual assessment and assist with job competence.


Course Outline

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1.0
HSP-054
Field Experience I

HSP-054
Field Experience I

This course provides 150 hours of supervised employment in various human service agencies.


Course Outline

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2.0
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Area of Concentration

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Area of Concentration

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

6.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
HSP-055
Work Experience Seminar II

HSP-055
Work Experience Seminar II

This course accompanies the field experience class. Seminars give opportunity to provide individual assessment and assist with job competence.


Prerequisites: HSP 053, HSP 054


Course Outline

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1.0
HSP-056
Field Experience II

HSP-056
Field Experience II

This course provides 150 hours of supervised employment in various human service agencies.


Course Outline

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2.0
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Area of Concentration

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Area of Concentration

No Description Available
6.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0
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Elective

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Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
Option A
HSP-057
Work Experience Seminar III

HSP-057
Work Experience Seminar III

This course accompanies the field experience class. These seminars give opportunity to provide individual assessment and assist with job competence.


Course Outline

*
1.0
HSP-058
Field Experience III

HSP-058
Field Experience III

This course provides 150 hours of supervised employment in various human service agencies.


Course Outline

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2.0
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Area of Concentration

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Area of Concentration

No Description Available
3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
8.0
Option B
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Area of Concentration

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Area of Concentration

No Description Available
3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
11.0

Semester Totals

14.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
Suggested Electives
PHI-280
Ethics

PHI-280
Ethics

Introduction to issues and theories of ethics. Includes historical survey of major value systems and contemporary issues.

Course Outline

3.0
ECO-130
The American Economy

ECO-130
The American Economy

Combines Macroeconomics and Microeconomics and focuses on basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy, and international economic problems.

Course Outline

3.0
SPE-200
Interpersonal Communication

SPE-200
Interpersonal Communication

Principles and practices of oral communication emphasizing message formation and delivery, listening, perception, awareness of verbal and non-verbal codes, and managing conflict.

Course Outline

3.0
SPE-213
Intro/Group Discussion

SPE-213
Intro/Group Discussion

Focuses on the principles and application of public and closed group discussions with emphases on purposes and common forms, critical analyses and participation.


Course Outline

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3.0
SPE-220
Persuasive Speaking

SPE-220
Persuasive Speaking

Studies audience attitudes, logical lines of reasoning, and emotional appeals used in causing an audience to accept different views or to adopt recommended courses of actions.


Course Outline

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3.0
SFS-101
Strategies for Success

SFS-101
Strategies for Success

Designed to improve student performance in college and beyond. Topics include: college resources; identification of college and career goals; implementation of study, note-taking, and test-taking strategies; and development of life management skills including time management, stress management, and relationship skills.

Course Outline

2.0
BUS-141
Business Communications

BUS-141
Business Communications

Provides students practical strategies for improving written and oral communication, including employment communication, in business settings.

Course Outline

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3.0
HSP-065
Intro to Substance Abuse

HSP-065
Intro to Substance Abuse

This course encompasses social, psychological, and medical views of drug use. The historical evolution of drug use and regulation, the differences between drug use, misuse, and abuse and their consequences.

Course Outline

3.0
ENG-110
Manual Comm-Deaf

ENG-110
Manual Comm-Deaf

Instruction in methods of communication with the deaf through signing.

Course Outline

3.0
ENG-111
Advanced Signing

ENG-111
Advanced Signing

A continuation of Manual Communication for the Deaf. Advanced vocabulary and signing.


Course Outline

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3.0
POS-160
American National Government

POS-160
American National Government

The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

Course Outline

3.0
ECE-052
Heads Up! Reading

ECE-052
Heads Up! Reading

This course focuses on developmentally appropriate methods for enhancing literacy development in young children from birth through age five, analyzing and selecting literature for diverse groups, the teacher's role in promoting language and literacy, and applying these methods in early childhood settings.

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-101
Internet Systems/Applications

CIS-101
Internet Systems/Applications

An introduction to networking basics through the Internet. Students will learn about Internet services, etiquette, searches, E-mail, and other internet skills.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
CIS-090
Adobe InDesign

CIS-090
Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a graphic design software used to create design layouts. Students will integrate text, graphics, photos, and other elements to create documents. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-054
PowerPoint

CIS-054
PowerPoint

Introduction to the graphic presentation software PowerPoint. The basics of PowerPoint will be covered including creating, editing, and formatting slides. Adding graphic elements, animation and illustrations will also be covered. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
CIS-099
Web Page Design

CIS-099
Web Page Design

This introductory course focuses on creating and maintaining web pages using XHTML and CSS code. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-094
Excel

CIS-094
Excel

The basics of the Excel software package will be covered. This includes spreadsheet basics, formulas, functions, charting, data management, and collaborative tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)



Course Outline

2.0
CIS-093
Access

CIS-093
Access

An introduction to Microsoft Access, a database management application designed to operate in the Windows environment. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


Course Outline

2.0
CIS-055
Word

CIS-055
Word

An introduction to the word processing software package Word that includes creating, editing, and formatting documents. Using tables, graphics, and mail merge will also be covered. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
Area of Concentration
HED-046
Food Service Sanitation

HED-046
Food Service Sanitation

This course covers the principles of food microbiology, sources, and types of foodborne illness, personal hygiene, and all other rules and regulations for the safe handling of food.

Course Outline

2.0
HED-102
Nutrition

HED-102
Nutrition

A course in nutritional education including: food groups, diet goals, energy nutrients, digestion, absorption and metabolism. Water, vitamins, and minerals will be studied. Diet analysis and disease of digestion will be covered.

Course Outline

3.0
HSP-120
Introduction to Social Work

HSP-120
Introduction to Social Work

An introduction to generalist practice: Historical origins, values and ethics, practice methods, research considerations, and policy issues in social work. Examination of diverse and at-risk populations; the wide variety of problems workers confront, knowledge and skills of the worker.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

*
3.0
CHM-151
General Chemistry II

CHM-151
General Chemistry II

Continuation of the General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include solids/liquids, solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.


Course Outline

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4.0
 

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