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Human Services Technology

Human Service Technology


The Human Services Technology concentration is designed for students who have competed the Associate's Degree in Human Services Technology and wish to earn their Bachelor's Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. This concentration is only available at the Salem Campus,

The Human Service Technology concentration focuses on the prevention and remediation of problems for individuals, families and communities such as homelessness, hunger, family crises, parenting skills, and building stronger communities to benefit all people. 

This concentration prepares students for careers in a variety of  careers in the social service field, such as county social service agencies, shelters for the homeless, youth homes, and domestic violence shelters. Careers in Human Service Technology are as diverse as the people they serve!

For more information contact Dr. Kim Steele at

Good candidates for this field are caring, compassionate, empathetic, resourceful, creative, motivating and have a strong desire to help others.

Course Requirements:  
HDFS 24011 Interpersonal Relationships and Families  3
HED 11590 Community Health
HST 11000 Introduction to Human Services
HST     11001 Group Process in Human Services
HST     21000 Dynamics of the Helping Relationship 3
HST 21001 Assessment of Client Needs 3
HST 21002 Client Advocacy and Case Management  3
HST 21092 HST Internship I 3
HST 21192 HST Internship II 3