The Counseling and Human Services AS degree program prepares you to work in the life-changing fields of counseling, social work, human services, and rehabilitation. As a counseling and human services practitioner, you may provide individual and group counseling, lead workshops, offer training in daily living skills, assist with vocational planning, organize group activities, deliver case management services, and complete records and reports, often under the supervision of an advanced mental health professional. You may also act as a mediator between clients and service agencies, refer clients to appropriate community facilities and advocate for clients before local service providers and government agencies.
Admissions: The counseling and human services program does not require a health sciences application. Students should follow the general HCC admissions process. This program is open to all students with a minimum GPA of 2.0 who have college-level reading and writing skills. There are no other prerequisite courses. Human Services and General Education courses may be taken at the same time.