Human Services

Human Services

Recommended Course Sequence


Human Services Course Flowchart
Recommended Course Sequence Flowchart   PDF



Potential Certification


Students must meet specific criteria to qualify to test for this certification.
 

Food Handlers Certification via Safeway Certifications
(Offered within Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness Course)

 

Course Descriptions
 

PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SERVICES

Principles of Human Services is a laboratory course that will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.
 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Child Development is a technical laboratory course that addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children. 
 

DOLLARS AND SENSE

Dollars and Sense focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, money-management processes, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.
 

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Family and Community Services is a laboratory-based course designed to involve students in realistic and meaningful community-based activities through direct service or service learning experiences. Students are provided opportunities to interact with and provide services to individuals, families, and the community through community or volunteer services. Emphasis is placed on developing and enhancing organizational and leadership skills and characteristics.

INTERPERSONAL STUDIES

Interpersonal Studies examines how the relationships between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Students use knowledge and skills in family studies and human development to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote wellness of family members, manage multiple adult roles, and pursue careers related to counseling and mental health services.
 

LIFETIME NUTRITION AND WELLNESS

Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness is a laboratory course that allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and health sciences. 


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Human Services