Human Services, Pre-Social Work Specialization, AAS
This two-year degree prepares students for jobs in human services and is intended for students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in social work.
Students will understand the role of human services working with individuals, families, communities and society; put human services theory and skills into practice; recognize types of addictions; and exhibit the skills needed to serve as a mental health worker. Students will also gain field experience through an internship. This degree has options for transfer at Old Dominion University and Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.