An Associate Degree is an undergraduate degree that normally takes around two years to complete. Students who complete this program can either begin entry-level jobs or continue their education and receive a four-year degree.
Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social workers can find employment in schools, hospitals, mental health facilities, prisons, and in community support facilities.
As a Human Services professional, you will provide a broad range of services that assist people in meeting basic human needs, enhancing their quality of life, and address
Build a Career Changing Lives with Our Human Services Degree
As a Human Services professional, you will provide a broad range of services that assist people in meeting basic human needs, enhancing their quality of life, and addressing obstacles to human growth and development. Our associate degree in Human Services will help you build the core competencies human service employers are looking for including: performing intakes and assessments; conducting interviews and counseling; providing case management; practicing with professionally recognized ethics, values, and cultural competence; understanding the psychology of individuals and groups; and providing effective advocacy. You will promote positive change in individuals, families, and communities. You will assist people in overcoming challenges and barriers that they face in their daily lives. And you will experience the incredible satisfaction of knowing that you made a real and positive difference in the lives of others....
Courses may be subject to prerequisites and minimum grade requirements
Courses may be subject to prerequisites and minimum grade requirements.
Associate in Occupational Arts Degree
Certificate of Achievement in Occupational & Life Skills
ADMISSIONS TO THE PROGRAM
The Occupational and Life Skills Associate in Arts degree is a selective-admissions program. To be considered for acceptance into the program, students must follow specific admission guidelines.
OLS uses a grading system that measures performance indicators directly related to 21st Century Skills and Bellevue College approved
course outcomes. All courses for OLS are graded Pass/Fail.
The internship experience at OLS is designed to provide a safe and practical environment for students to develop a deeper understanding of
the occupational and interpersonal skills they have learned....
This program focuses on human and spiritual development, the development of tactical skills of interpersonal intervention and the formulation and implementation of effect
Associate of Arts in Counseling – 60 credits
This program focuses on human and spiritual development, the development of tactical skills of interpersonal intervention and the formulation and implementation of effective counseling plans necessary for the successful preparation of those who wish to fulfill their vocation of counseling.
General Education Courses: 36 Credits
AD1410 Humanity in Global Times
BI1101 Introduction to Study of the Bible
CH3013 Communication and Human Development
CM2101 Composition I
CM2108 Effective Communication
EC4320 Economy Theory
ED1109 Study Methods & Techniques
PS1304 General Psychology
RG2101 Church History
SC2101 Survey of American History
SC2102 Philosophical Thinking
SC2205 Study of Man and His Culture
Counseling Courses: 15 Credits
CC1521 Temperaments I
CC1522 Temperaments II
CC2503 Reconciliation of Broken Marriages
CC2539 Biological Bases of Substance Abuse
CC2552 Personality Disorders
Electives (3): 9 Credits