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Degrees & Certificates

HUMAN SERVICES - GENERALIST
Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 210400 State Code: 02760)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate effective communication and counseling skills such as active listening, reflection, and asking Socratic open-ended questions.
  2. Summarize core principles in the foundational courses of psychology such as General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, and Personality.
  3. Demonstrate counseling's 12 core functions, including screening intake, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis management, client education, referral, report and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals in the field of Human Services.
  4. Evaluate community-based human resources organizations.
MAJOR: 12 COURSES | 36 UNITS | AA
HUMAN SERVICES - DRUG/ALCOHOL STUDIES
Associate of Arts Degree

(Program: 210440 State Code: 08246)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate effective communication and counseling skills such as active listening, reflection, and asking Socratic open-ended questions.
  2. Summarize knowledge in drug prevention and education, counseling techniques for the chemically addicted and biological psychology of chemical dependency.
  3. Demonstrate counseling's 12 core functions, including screening intake, assessment, treatment planning,counseling, case management, crisis management, client education, referral, report and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals in the field of Drug and Alcohol Studies.
  4. Evaluate community-based drug/alcohol organizations.
MAJOR: 14 COURSES | 42 UNITS | AA
PSYCHOLOGY
Associate of Art for Transfer option (AA-T)

(Program: 200100 State Code: 32502)

To earn the Associate Degree for Transfer, students must meet the following requirements:

A. Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University by completing the following:

  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements; and
  • A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as approved by the CCC Chancellor's Office.

B. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students completing this degree will have satisfied the lower division major preparation and transfer requirements for priority admission consideration to a local CSU campus.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. The student will acquire a knowledge base in psychology.
  2. The student will learn scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills.
  3. The student will demonstrate an understanding of ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world.
  4. The student will learn to communicate orally and verbally.
  5. The student will demonstrate professional development skills and behaviors.
MAJOR CORE: 6 COURSES | 19 UNITS | AA-T
HUMAN SERVICES GENERALISTS
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 210400 State Code: 21628)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate effective communication skills such as active listening, reflection, and asking Socratic open-ended questions.
  2. Demonstrate competency in foundational courses, including General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, and Personality.
  3. Demonstrate competency in the 12 core functions, including screening intake, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis management, client education, referral, report and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals in the field of Human Services.
HUMAN SERVICES - DRUG/ALCOHOL STUDIES
Certificate of Achievement

(Program: 210400 State Code: 21629)

Program Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate effective communication skills such as active listening, reflection, and asking Socratic open-ended questions.
  2. Summarize knowledge in drug prevention and education, counseling techniques for the chemically addicted and biological psychology of chemical dependency.
  3. Demonstrate competency in the 12 core functions, including screening intake, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis management, client education, referral, report and record keeping, and consultation with other professionals in the field of Human Services.

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