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Human Services Administration and Supervision

Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)


This certificate provides students with the fundamentals necessary to make a successful transition from human services professions into a management- and/or supervisory-level position in the human services field.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
BUS 111 Principles of Supervision I 3  
MEN 102 Mental Health Skill Training II 3 HMS 227, MEN 198
PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry 3  
Total Credits 9  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3 BUS 201
MEN 190 Coordinated Practice 3 See Notes 1, 4 and 5. MEN 290
MEN 196 On-Site Training 3 See Notes 1, 4 and 5. MEN 296
Total Credits 9  
Total Credits For Program 18  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. MEN 102 must be successfully completed before enrolling in MEN 190 and MEN 196 or MEN 290 and MEN 296.
  2. Students entering public or private sectors of human services may be subjected to criminal background and sex offender registry checks and a TB screening as a condition of their placement in a training/practicum site. Students will be expected to cover any costs incurred for these procedures. This may also be required as a condition of employment.
  3. Students who are convicted felons or are on the sex offender registry in any state will not be able to secure internship sites. This will prevent them from completing the requirements for the Human Services degrees and certificates.
  4. All students who plan to pursue a degree or certification in Human Services are required to complete a 100 hour internship. Students will secure their own internship sites prior to the start of their MEN 190 and MEN 196 classes or their MEN 290 and MEN 296 classes. All internships must be approved by the Human Services and Mental Health Program chair.
  5. Students who are 18 years or younger may not be able to secure an internship. Should students be unable to secure an internship, they will be unable to complete the requirements of the Human Services degree and therefore be unable to graduate.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services:  804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).

2015-2016 College Catalog & Student Handbook


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