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The minor in Human Services provides students with the skills needed to serve clients in various public outreach organizations. Human services is focused on both preventing and remediating problems and its professionals work alongside social workers, detectives, doctors and other specialists who help individuals tackle major challenges in their lives. Many human services programs provide interventions to those with substance abuse problems or to victims of crime or violence. The field is committed to improving the overall quality of life of service populations.
Human service professionals serve individuals and families with low incomes; those with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, or late-onset disabilities; people who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing or deaf-blind; parents needing child care services, child support and/or health care for their children; and families facing catastrophic medical expenses for their children.
A minor in Human Services allows students to focus part of their degree program on a specific area of interest. This focus may be beneficial in landing a first job, while the degree in Criminal Justice will provide students with a broader perspective on how different aspects of the criminal justice system interface.
In addition to all other Criminal Justice and Public Health degree requirements, the human services minor requires successful completion of 21 credits in human services-related courses.
This must consist of: