B.S. Human Services

CSU-Global's accredited online bachelor's degree in applied human services is designed to provide you with a practical knowledge of the human services field. The program consists of 15 three-credit core courses as part of a full 120-credit bachelor's degree. Maximize your transfer credits and take advantage of our alternative credit options to finish faster and for less!

Recommended order of courses for the B.S. in Human Services program:

Note: This order of courses is based on the Winter 2018-2019 catalog.  If you started this program prior to the Winter 2018-2019 trimester, you may have a different list of required classes.  Please refer to a previous academic catalog to view your required courses.  You can view your catalog year from your Student Portal by clicking on Degree Progress Details. All previous catalogs are available in the Student Portal, on the bottom of the main page

  • ORG300 - Applying Leadership Principles
  • SOC300 - Working in Modern Society
  • SOC310 - Race, Gender, and Ethnic Relations in the U.S.
  • SOC460 - Community Development
  • HSM300 - Introduction to Human Services
  • HSM320 - Human Development
  • HSM350 - Intervention Methods in Human Services (Prerequisite: HSM300)
  • PMG370 - Grant Writing and Fundraising
  • HSM400 - Crisis Intervention (Prerequisite: HSM350)
  • HSM405 - Case Management in Human Services (Prerequisite: HSM400)
  • HSM420 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Services
  • HSM450 - Human Services Administration
  • HSM470 - Evaluation of Research and Theory in Human Services
  • HSM475 - Practicum OR HSM476 - Seminar - Human Services Strategy and Execution (Prerequisite for both: Successful completion of all core and specialization coursework except HSM480)  
    • (Note: HSM475 is not available in all states. Students residing in locations where practica are not available must enroll in the seminar course (HSM476).
  • HSM480 - Capstone - Human Services Strategy and Execution (Prerequisite: All core and specialization courses)

You can access  copy of the sample syllabus for each of these courses through the booklist. Just click on the course code in the left hand column. For course descriptions, please visit the current academic catalog.