LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Oct 03, 2022  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human & Public Services, AA


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The Human & Public Services program is designed for students who wish to explore options within government, social services, education, and law. This program offers coursework to transfer to a four-year university, allowing students to pursue a baccalaureate degree or further education in related fields.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Human & Public Services website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Human & Public Services pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

Competencies


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply discipline-specific methodological approaches to examine the contributions and impacts of human interaction on cultural diversity and society.
  2. Analyze the effects of discipline-specific historical contexts on the development of the discipline and its current practice.
  3. Analyze how diverse cultural contexts influence human behavior at the individual, societal or cultural level.
  4. Evaluate discipline-specific theoretical approaches that impact human interactions and cultural diversity of society.

First Semester


Choice Points


  • Students pursuing an AA in Criminal Justice, AAS in Paralegal, AA in Education, or AS in Psychology should change programs of study following their first semester to ensure their total credits and time to graduation are minimized.

Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Completion ENGL 1010  as a prerequisite for other courses.

Semester Total: 15 Credits


Second Semester


Choice Points


  • Students pursuing Elementary Education must take MATH 1100  instead of STAT 2070 .
  • Students choosing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, History, or Political Science should work with their advising team to select from approved electives.

Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Completion STAT 2070  completes the math general education requirement in the first year

Semester Total: 14-15 Credits


Third Semester


Choice Points


  • Human & Public Services approved program electives are listed by subject at the bottom of the program map.

Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Completion of the LCCC general education core and eligible for the Interstate Passport.

Semester Total: 16 Credits


Fourth Semester


Choice Points


  • Human & Public Services approved program electives are listed by subject at the bottom of the program map.

Course Requirements


  • Credits: 3
  • Choose an approved Human & Public Service elective with a prefix of ANTH, CRMJ, ECON, 3 EDFD, EDEX GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOC. Credits: 3
  • Choose an approved Human & Public Service elective with a prefix of ANTH, CRMJ, ECON, EDFD, EDEX GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOC. Credits: 3
  • Choose an approved Human & Public Service elective with a prefix of ANTH, CRMJ, ECON, EDFD, EDEX GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOC. Credits: 3
  • Choose an approved Human & Public Service elective with a prefix of ANTH, CRMJ, ECON, EDFD, EDEX GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, or SOC. Credits: 3

Milestones


  • Completion of AA, Human & Public Services

Semester Total: 15 Credits


Program Credit Hour Total: 60-61 Credits


Approved Program Electives

The approved Human & Public Services subject prefixes that students may choose from for their HPS elective include:

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.

Additional information on careers in Human & Public Services is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

The Human & Public Services program is intended for students who are wishing to transfer to a university and obtain a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Most of the potential jobs in the fields of government, social services, education, and law require you to transfer and continue your education at the next level.

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer. 

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