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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Planner for Human Services (A.A.S.)

Official Title of Major: Human Services, A.A.S.

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.


Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 61

Learn more about the Human Services Degree Program

Purpose: To train graduates to work as human services generalists in a variety of entry-level positions in mental health, social work, human services administration, addictions and other human services occupations. Graduates can transfer to the School of Social Work at University of Maryland Baltimore County or can transfer to the University of Baltimore, which offers a bachelor of arts degree in Human Services Administration.

AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland.   If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state.  If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310. 

Faculty Contact ( Nicole Williams

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1    OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1    
3 credit hours     
HUS 100 - Introduction to Human Services   3 credit hours     
HUS 101 - Human Service and Addiction Counseling Ethics in Practice  
3 credit hours     
HUS 141 - Group Dynamics   3 credit hours     
SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology  
3 credit hours     


Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Credits
BIO 101 - Fundamentals of Biology  OR
BIO 230 - Structure and Function of the Human Body  
4 credit hours    
HUS 130 - Introduction to Family Counseling   3 credit hours     
HUS 210 - Fieldwork: Crisis Intervention and Counseling   3 credit hours     
HUS 211 - Crisis Intervention and Counseling   3 credit hours     
Mathematics GER  

3-4 credit hours



Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Technology Requirement
CTA 100 - Computing and Information Technology  OR
CTP 103 - Theories and Applications of Digital Technology  
3 credit hours    
Wellness Requirement   
3 credit hours    
HUS 216 - Theories of Counseling  
3 credit hours     
HUS 217 - Fieldwork: Theories of Counseling   3 credit hours     
PSY 214 - Abnormal Psychology  
This course meets a General Education Requirement while simultaneously meeting a Program Requirement for this degree. This course is required for Fast Track students.
3 credit hours     


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