Human Services (A.S.)

The Human Services program is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for careers that focus on helping people to solve problems and to live more satisfying lives. The field involves careers which prevent as well as solve health and other problems and improve the overall quality of life.

Careers

Human services careers include social work, counseling, rehabilitation, recreation, child welfare, public welfare, social security, developmental and physical disabilities, substance abuse, and services for older adults and others.

Transfer Options

BMCC has articulation agreements with several four year colleges, that will allow you to seamlessly continue your studies there.

Academic Program Maps


Required Common Core

Flexible Core3

Curriculum Requirements

3
HUM 211
Introduction to Gerontology
OR
3
HUM 212
Introduction to Disabilities and Behavior Change
OR
3
HUM 213
Child Welfare
3
XXX xxx
Modern Language Course
3
XXX xxx
General Elective
3
PSY 210
Psychology of Death and Dying
OR
3
PSY 240
Developmental Psychology
OR
3
PSY 250
Child Psychology
OR
3
PSY 260
Abnormal Psychology
OR
3
SOC 230
Ethnic Groups in American Life
OR
3
SOC 250
The Family
30
Total Curriculum Requirements
60
Total Program Requirements

 

Note:

  1. Consult with an advisor on which courses to take to satisfy these areas.
  2. These areas can be satisfied by taking a STEM variant.
  3. No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.

Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room N-651
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1210

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m