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2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services Management and Leadership, BS

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The mission of the Human Services Management and Leadership (HSML) program is to prepare human service practitioners, through education, reasearch, and service, to serve as leaders in nonprofit service agencies.  The HSML program provides an innovative interdisciplinary curriculum designed to prepare highly competent professionals to work in nonprofit organizations serving individuals, groups, organizations, and communities.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in human service management and leadership include the following.

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  2. Major Requirements: Completion of a minimum of 33 hours from the human service curriculum, of which 27 must be advanced. Students should complete 3000-level courses before enrolling in 4000-level courses.
  3. Minor Requirements: A minor requires at least 18 hours in a given subject, including 6 hours of advanced work. Specific course sequences for a minor are determined by the department offering the minor. A minor is not required BUT recommended in Psychology or Sociology.
    1. Psychology:
    2. Sociology:
  4. Specialization/Certificate Program Requirements: A minimum of 12 hours in one of the approved human services specialization or certificate programs.
  5. Electives: Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Students are responsible for completing the total minimum hours required for the degree.
  6. GPA Requirements: All students entering the Human Services Management Leadership program must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 or otherwise be in good academic standing.

Suggested Academic Plan

This is a suggested academic plan for full-time students.  Part-time students may make adjustments and should consult with their advisor for course prerequisites.  Courses transferred from another institution may satisfy curriculum requirements.  Students should consult with their advisor to ensure courses are taken in the appropriate sequence and to determine substitution of transfer courses if necessary.

*Denotes classes that satisfy a requirement where there may be other class choices available, please see the current catalog for full course list.

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