Human Services in the Social Sciences

This program is designed for students planning to comlete a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, including psychology or sociology. This program meets the requirements to complete the Bachelor of Integrated Studies, Psychology at Northern.

General Education (35 hrs)

Communications (9 hrs)

  • ENG 111 English Composition I (3)
  • SPCH 130 Public Speaking (3)
  • ENG 112 English Composition II (3)

Mathematics (3 hrs)

  • MATH 145 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Laboratory Science (8 hrs)

  • BIOL 110/L Survey of Modern Biology w/lab (4)

Choose one of the following survey courses (with labs) **

  • ASTR 110/L Introduction to Astronomy w/lab (4)
  • CHEM 110/L Introduction to Chemistry w/lab (4)
  • ES 112/L Environmental Science w/lab (4)
  • GEOL 101/L Physical Geology w/Lab (4)
  • GEOL 102 Historical Geology w/Lab (4)
  • PHYS 110/L Introduction to Physics w/Lab (4)
  • **You may substitute BIOL 110/L for BIOL 201/L

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 hrs)*

  • ANTH 102 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • PSY 105 General Psychology (3)
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Humanities and Fine Arts (6-9 hrs)*

You must select two survey courses from the following list:

  • ART 105 Introduction to Art (3)
  • ART 107 History of Art (3)
  • ENG Lit. courses numbered 260-298
  • HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3)
  • HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3)
  • HIST 161 History of the U.S. to 1877 (3)
  • HIST 162 History of the U.S. from 1877 (3)
  • HIST 260 History of New Mexico (3)
  • HUM 101 Humanities I (3)
  • HUM 102 Humanities II (3)
  • MUS 105 Music Appreciation (3)
  • PHIL 110 Intro to Philosophical Problems (3)
  • PHIL 220 Ethics (3)
  • THE 120 Introduction to Theatre I (3)
  • THE 130 History of Theatre (3)
  • THE 220 Introduction to Theatre II (3)
  • THE 225 Creative Drama Techniques for the Classroom K-12 (3)
  • THE 238 Teatro Chicano (3)
  • Health, Physical Education & Recreation (1 hr)
  • Elective (1)

Program Requirements (33 hrs)

  • PSY 210 Theories of Personality & Counseling (3)
  • PSY 217 Interviewing and Assessment (3)
  • PSY 232 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSY 260 Family Systems Theory and Counseling Applications (3)
  • PSY 275 Group Process (3)
  • PSY 280 Practicum for Human Services (3)
  • PSY 290 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • SOC 105 Introduction to Human Services (3)
  • SOC 140 Sociology of Substance Abuse (3)
  • SOC 216 Ethnic and Intercultural Relations (3)
  • SOC 225 Marriage & Family (3)

Total Credit Hours: 69