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Human Science and Services (HSS)

Dean: Professor McKinney

120 Introduction to Human Science and Services (3)

Survey of contemporary human service needs and delivery systems with emphasis on historical development, values, ethics, agency structures and functions, and consumers. (Lec. 3) Pre: any one of the following—ECN 100, PSC 113, SOC 100, PSY 113, HDF 200 or 201.

130 Introduction to Hunger Studies (3)

Survey exploring the nature and extent of hunger in the United States, food and dietetics, public policy, food production and distribution, and programs to provide food to hungry people. (Lec. 2, Lab. 2) (S) [D]

140 Ways of Knowing in Human Science and Services I (1)

Examination of the human service field; exploration and identification of educational and career goals. (Seminar) Service learning. Pre: 120 or concurrent registration.

141 Ways of Knowing in Human Science and Services II (2)

Exploration and identification of education and career goals; documentation of learning experiences; development of program of study. (Seminar) Service learning. Pre: 120 or concurrent registration, 140.

170 Field Experience in Human Science and Services I (2-6)

Didactic and experiential learning in student-selected settings. Emphasis on achievement of pre-established learning goals leading to selected competencies. Goals established by the students, instructor, and site supervisor. (Practicum) Pre: admission to the human science and services program and permission of instructor.

270 Field Experience in Human Science and Services II (2-6)

Didactic and experiential learning in student-selected settings. Emphasis on achievement of pre-established learning goals leading to selected competencies. Goals established by the students, instructor, and site supervisor. (Practicum) Pre: admission to the human science and services program and permission of instructor.

320 Introduction to Research in Human Science and Services (3)

Consideration of the philosophy, principles, methods, and materials involved in research in the human sciences. Emphasis also on research reading, writing, and presentation skills. (Lec. 3)

350 Foundations of Public Policy in Human Services (3)

The analysis of recent public policy proposals in various areas of human services through differing ideological assumptions of traditional and contemporary views of helping professionals. (Lec. 3)

370 Field Experience in Human Science and Services (6-12)

Supervised field experience in human service agencies. Prior to placement, the student must develop a learning contract in consultation with the agency and his or her faculty advisor. (Practicum) Pre: junior standing in human science and services and permission of instructor. S/U only.

399 Senior Project in Human Science and Services (3)

Supervised project conducting research or creating a product for a human services agency. (Independent Study) Pre: senior standing in human science and services.

470 Fourth-Year Field Experience in Human Science and Services (2-6)

Didactic and experiential learning in student-selected settings. Emphasis on achievement of pre-established learning goals leading to selected competencies. Goals established by the students, instructor, and site supervisor. (Practicum) Pre: admission to the human science and services program and permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

480 Senior Seminar in Human Science and Services (3)

Interdisciplinary capstone seminar, with content developed to fit learning goals and programs of study of the students. Portfolio development and assessment as culminating experience. (Seminar) Pre: senior standing in human science and services and permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

491, 492 Special Problems (1-3 each)

Advanced work in the human services under the supervision of a faculty member. (Independent Study) Pre: permission of instructor and the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies. Not for graduate credit in human development and family studies.

530 Multidisciplinary Health Seminars for the Elderly (3)

Field experience for students in various health disciplines. Development of assessment techniques, curricular materials, and team delivery of health seminars to the elderly at community sites. (Seminar) Service learning. Pre: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

590 Seminar in Human Science (3)

Investigation of human science as lived experience, reflective inquiry, and reflective practice. Development and presentation of individual projects embodying these characteristics of human science. (Seminar)


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