Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 24
Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.
Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.
Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.
Students 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.
Students must meet with their advisor prior to enrolling in MEN 190 and MEN 196 .
Students must complete HMS 100 and MEN 101 prior to enrolling in MEN 102
HMS 100, MEN 101 and HMS 251 must be completed prior to enrolling in MEN 190 and MEN 196.
MEN 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.
Students must complete HMS 251 with a grade of “C” or better prior to enrolling in HMS 252 or ADJ 228, or HMS 258.
Students 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.
Students 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.
This program is in compliance with State of Virginia requirements for certification as a Substance Abuse Assistant.