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Human Services

Human Services Certificate
34 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0209

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

HSV 110 Counseling/Interviewing


HSV 121 Treatment Strategies


PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology


PSY 107 Applied Psychology: The Psychology of Personal Growth


PSY 130 Introduction to Human Services


PSY 230 Behavioral Sciences Practicum I


PSY 235 Psychology of Group Behavior


PSY 238 Substance Abuse


SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology


Electives: Select a minimum of six credits from ECE 180 or ECS, HSV, LAE, PSY, SOC, or other course that is approved by the program coordinator.


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


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As a student with a keen interest in the environment, Alan Kroeger has helped reshape the Oakton landscape - literally.



August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

August 31
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

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