Human Services

Human Services

Human Services - Correctional Counseling

Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hus
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
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This program prepares students for entry and middle-level positions in agencies and programs specialized in helping people. This includes organizations with programs for children, adolescents, and adults provided through hospitals, nursing homes, institutions for people with developmental disabilities, community human services programs, as well as treatment programs for addiction and substance use disorders. The degree-seeking student completes general education and Human Services core courses, plus courses in counseling and corrections. All students are encouraged to consult with department faculty. Human Services courses may transfer to four-year institutions with related programs.

To complete an A.A.S., students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Success Advisor to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

15 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

English Composition I

3

course

Contemporary Mathematics or

other higher level Math course or Science Elective

3

course

Introduction to Psychology

3

course

Health and Nutrition

3

course

Introduction to Social Work

3

Second Semester

17 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course +

Fundamentals of Speech

3

course

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

course

Introduction to Group Dynamics

3

course

Introduction to Counseling Skills

3

course

Drugs and Society

3

course

Ethics in Human Services

2

Third Semester

15 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Introduction to Sociology

3

course

Community-Based Corrections

3

course

Human Services Practicum Orientation

1

course

Adult Development and Aging or

course

Lifespan Development or

course

Adolescent Development

3

course

Advanced Addictions Counseling Skills

3

Concentration/Elective (see list below)

2

Fourth Semester

13 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Human Services Internship

4

course

Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice

3

Humanities or Fine Arts Elective

3

course

Child Maltreatment or

other Concentration/Elective (see list below)

3

Total hours for A.A.S. Degree

60

Concentration/Elective Options

Course

Title

Hours

course

Principles of Direct Supervision

3

course

Introduction to Criminology

3

course

Introduction to Corrections

3

course

Criminal Law

3

course

Institutional Corrections

3

course

Juvenile Delinquency

3

course

Principles of Courtroom Testimony

3

course

Principles of Foster Care

1

course

Intimate Violence Crisis Response

4

course

Addiction Counseling and Treatment I

3

course

Process Addictions/Impulse Disorders

2

course

Pharmacology and Disease in Substance Abuse

3

course

Trauma and Violence

4

course

Child Maltreatment

3

course

Special Topics in Human Services

1-3

course

State and Local Politics

3

course +

Abnormal Psychology or

course

Being Different: The Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

+ Recommended Course (either PSY 223 or SOC 223)

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact Mick Cullen at (847) 543-2573 or mcullen@clcillinois.edu, or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.