Associate in Arts Degree

Certificate of Achievement

Health & Human Services: Human Services                                          24 Units

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better. A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

 

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

3 units   HHS 115                Personal Development for Life and Work

3 units   HHS 219                Introduction to Human Services

3 units   HHS 223                Introduction to Case Management

3 units   HHS 225                Ethics for Human Services Professionals

2nd semester

3 units   HHS 220                Group Process for Helping Professions

3 units   HHS 222                Multicultural Issues in Human Services

3 units   HHS 226                Introduction to Substance Abuse 
Counseling

3 units   SOCIO 221                Social Problems

 

Certificate of Achievement

Health & Human Services:

Dual Diagnosis Specialization       41 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

3 units   HHS 115                Personal Development for Life and Work

3 units   HHS 219                Introduction to Human Services

3 units   HHS 225                Ethics for human Services Professionals

3 units   PSYCH 220                General Psychology

2nd semester

3 units   HHS 220                Group Process for Helping Professions

3 units   HHS 221                Pharmacology/Medical Aspects of AOD

3 units   HHS 222                Multicultural Issues in Hu man Services

3 units   HHS 226            Introduction to Substance Abuse 
Counseling

3rd semester

3 units   HHS 223                Introduction to Case Management

3 units   HHS 224                Substance Abuse Treatment and 
Prevention

3 units   HHS 227                Introduction to Dual Diagnosis

3 units   PSYCH 132                Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

4th semester

3 units   HHS 230            Dual Diagnosis Clinical Experience 
(225 hours)

 

Certificate of AccomplishmentHealth & Human Services:

Substance Abuse Case Management                      12 Units

A Certificate of Accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Course required for the certificate:

3 units   HHS 222                Multicultural Issues in Substance Abuse

3 units   HHS 223                Introduction to Case Management

3 units   HHS 224                Substance Abuse Treatment and 
Prevention

3 units   HHS 226                Introduction to Substance Abuse 
Counseling

 

Certificate of Accomplishment

Health & Human Services: Dual Diagnosis Screening    15 Units

A Certificate of Accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Course required for the certificate:

3 units   HHS 220                Group Processes for HelpingProfessions

3 units   HHS 226                Introduction to Substance Abuse 
Counseling

3 units   HHS 227                Introduction to Dual Diagnosis

3 units   PSYCH 132                Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

3 units   PSYCH 220                General Psychology

 

Certificate of Accomplishment

Health & Human Services: Psychosocial Rehabilitation       12 Units

A Certificate of Accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Course required for the certificate:

3 units   HHS 223                Introduction to Case Management

3 units   HHS 226                Introduction to Counseling Skills

3 units   HHS 228                Introduction to Psychosocial Rehabilitation

3 units   HHS 229                Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery

 

Certificate of Accomplishment

Health & Human Services: Peer Support Services  9 Units

A Certificate of Accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Required courses:

3 units   HHS 121                Spirit I-Intensive Rehabilitation And Recovery Training for Mental Health Providers

3 units   HHS 122                Spirit II-Intensive Rehabilitation And Recovery Training for Mental Health 
Providers

3 units   HHS 123            Field Work in Rehabilitation and Recovery