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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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Human Services Department
Careers in Human Services
All Degrees and Certificates

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



February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

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