Credit Course Schedules

Human Services - Fall 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Human Services — 3278
HUS 1210 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Students will examine the philosophy and goals of human services: social welfare, social work, and early childhood education, and be introduced to the historical, political, and social perspectives of human services. Programs designed to meet common human needs and alleviate social problems are identified and differences among programs including those of other countries are discussed. Methods and theories of intervention are studied with an emphasis on diversity of target populations. Through case studies, guest speakers, and agency visits, students are introduced to the human service career and generalist practice. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Intro to Family Systems — 3281
HUS 1280 – 3 credits
John-Morgan Phillips

Students will examine the systems theory approach to family organization and functioning, integrating the theory and beginning clinical interventions used in working with families. Topics include the family life cycle, family structure, assessment techniques, family crises, and parent-child interaction. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Field Placement II — 3272
HUS 2220 – 5 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in a different agency or using a higher skill set than used in HUS 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to develop a helping relationship. Students will learn about the characteristics of the helper and client, and techniques of helping that are appropriate to their agency situations. Opportunities for analysis of personal characteristics and development of skills in the helping relationship will be provided during both practicum and seminar. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: HUS 22l0 with a C or better and permission of the human services faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Field Placement II — 3273
HUS 2220 – 0 credits
Francis G. Lachappelle

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 135 hours of supervised work in a different agency or using a higher skill set than used in HUS 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to develop a helping relationship. Students will learn about the characteristics of the helper and client, and techniques of helping that are appropriate to their agency situations. Opportunities for analysis of personal characteristics and development of skills in the helping relationship will be provided during both practicum and seminar. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: HUS 22l0 with a C or better and permission of the human services faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Working with Adolescents — 3292
HUS 2340 – 3 credits
Heather A. Metzger

Students will explore the characteristics, problems, and needs of adolescents, with emphasis on the techniques and skills necessary for working with them in a variety of settings - recreational, educational, and therapeutic. Topics include a look at treatment facilities, mental health, substance abuse, and the dynamics of delinquency. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530 and either PSY 1510, EDU 1510, or HUS 1210. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Intro to Gerontology — 3288
HUS 2370 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Iannello

Students will examine an interdisciplinary perspective of the aging process and the social environments of older adults. Physical, psychological, and social changes are covered. Topics include theories of aging, demographic changes, ageism, vulnerable populations, and problems of income, retirement, housing, and health care. Emphasis is on the particular needs of the older adult and the resources and services available nationally and locally. Field trip included. Prerequisite: HUS 1210 or PSY 1510 or SOC 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD