All students interested in the Social & Human Services Associate Degree must attend a mandatory information session.
Each semester there are several information sessions offered.
INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR SPRING SEMESTER, 2018:
Thursday, February 1, 2018, 5-7pm, Location: TBA
Monday, February 26, 2018, 12-2pm, Location: TBA
Friday, March 30, 2018, 9-11am, Location: TBA
Late arrivals will not be admitted.
Prior to attending an Information session, students must review the SAHS Professional Expectations & Commitment document.
The Social & Human Services Program Acceptance process is designed to provide students with an overview of the Human Services Profession and prepare students for practicums. Please carefully review the policies and procedures listed below.
- Submit an official copy of your high school transcript verifying graduation or GED to the College Admissions or Records and Registration Department.
- The Department does not offer proficiency exams for any technical course.
- Take the CSCC placement test for reading, math and writing skills. The following is required:
If developmental courses in English composition or Reading are required, they must be completed prior to enrollment in SAHS technical courses.
If a student places into DEV Math, courses must be completed prior to program acceptance.
4.Meet with a Health and Human Services Division academic advisor. Receive notification of Program Information session and plan to attend while enrolled in the first term of SAHS introductory courses.
5. The following courses are requirements and must be completed with a “C” or higher before you can be formally accepted into the program.
- ENGL 1100: Beginning Composition
- PSY 1100: Introduction to Psychology
- CSCI 1101: Computer Concepts & Applications
- SAHS 1111: Introduction to Social Work/Mental Health
- SAHS1112: Introduction to Developmental Disabilities
- MULT 1114: Introduction to Addiction Studies
- MULT 1115: Introductory Helping Skills
The courses in Section 5 may be taken concurrently and in any order or combination. A portion of the seats for the SAHS introductory courses will be held for students who are already enrolled in SAHS courses each term. All remaining seats will be available for registration for new students after noon on the first day of registration.
NOTE: All must be successfully completed before you can be offered formal acceptance into the program.
6. Attend a mandatory SAHS Program Information Session. Several options are available each semester. Review the SAHS Professional Expectations & Commitment prior to Information Session.
7. Completion of the mandatory background check with the results prior to attending the mandatory group program acceptance interview.
*Students must be "off paper" for at least one year. Must be 3 years post-conviction for all non-violent offenses, must be 8 years post-conviction for any violent or sexually oriented offense. Students with felonies and/or violent/sexually oriented offense will be subject to additional screening.
8. Attend and participate in a mandatory group program acceptance interview. The interview will be scheduled during the semester you are completing the seven (7) required courses listed above.
9. Review and Sign the SAHS Professional Expectations & Commitment Document during the group program acceptance interview
10. Completion of additional required documentation for persons with prior criminal convictions.
11. Minimum GPA of 2.5