Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 64
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 with good computer skills may seek to satisfy the ITE 115 requirement by taking the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the John Tyler Community College ITE 115 Test Challenge Exam.
Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.
To determine eligibility for a Career Studies Certificate (CSC) in Adult Home Administration or Bereavement and Grief Counseling, students should consult their faculty advisor.
Students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in the human services sequence courses (HMS 100, MEN 101, and MEN 102) in order to remain in the program.
Students must complete all developmental coursework before enrolling in HMS 100.
MEN 190 and MEN 196 are co requisites and must be taken in the same semester. In these courses, students will complete 100 hours of practical hands-on training. Students will secure their own internship sites prior to the start of their MEN 190 and MEN 196 classes. All internships must be approved by the Human Services and Mental Health Program Chair.
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. Depending on the training/practicum site, additional tests may be required.
Students who are convicted felons or are on the sex offender registry in any state will not be able to secure internship sites. This will prevent them from completing requirements for the Human Services degrees and certificates.
Students who are 18 years of age or younger will be unable to secure the required internship. They will be unable to complete the requirements of the Human Services degree.