Total Credits for Completion: 24
1Students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in all Human Services sequence courses (HMS 100 , MEN 101 , and MEN 102 ) in order to remain in the program.
2Students must meet with their advisor prior to enrolling in MEN 190 and MEN 196 or MEN 290 and MEN 296
3Students must complete HMS 100 and MEN 101 prior to enrolling in MEN 102
4HMS 100, MEN 101 and HMS 251 must be completed prior to enrolling in MEN 190 and MEN 196.
5MEN 190 and MEN 196 are co-requisites and must be taken in the same semester. (MEN 290 and MEN 296 are co-requisites and must be taken the same semester.) All students who plan to pursue a degree or certificate in Human Services are required to complete a 100 hour internship. Students pursuing a Substance Abuse Assistant Certificate must secure a practicum in a substance abuse agency or facility. Students will secure their own internship sites prior to the start of their MEN 190 and MEN 196 classes or their MEN 290 and MEN 296 classes. All internships must be approved by the Human Services and Mental Health Program Chair.
6This program is in compliance with State of Virginia requirements for certification as a Substance Abuse Assistant.
7Students entering the public or private sectors of human services will be subjected to criminal background and sex offender registry checks and a TB screening as a condition of their placement in a training/practicum site. Students will be expected to cover any costs incurred for these procedures. This may also be required as a condition of employment.
8Students who are 18 years of age or younger will not be able to secure an internship. Should students be unable to secure an internship, they will be unable to complete the requirements of the Human Services degree and therefore unable to graduate.
9 Students must complete HMS 251 with a grade of “C” or better prior to enrolling in HMS 252 or ADJ 228, 0r HMS258.