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Central Community College of Nebraska    
 
    
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Human Services AAS Degree


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For more information please see the Human Services Program Overview .

Purpose


For employment in entry-level job positions in a wide variety of human service agencies by providing opportunities to acquire knowledge, develop skills and explore values appropriate to the profession.

The intent of the specialization in Drug and Alcohol Counseling is to facilitate meeting the criteria established by the Nebraska State Department of Health and Human Services to become a Provisionally Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (PLADC). All State approved course work is offered within the Human Services curriculum.

Note: Program available at the Grand Island and Hastings campuses only

Required Courses


Subtotal: 34


Select from one of the following areas of specialization:


Note: Only one Human Services AAS degree may be earned by any student

Subtotal: 13


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment Placement (MAP) scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0980 Math Essentials with a C or above.
    AND/OR
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
    (Required:   AND   OR  )
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 3 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 62


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