BS - Human Services - Nonprofit & Social Innovation Concentration

  • The Human Services (HS) major prepares professionals to/engage, advocate, and innovate locally, regionally, and globally to improve the lives of peoples and communities. Majors must complete two required field experiences i.e., internships. The foundation internship requires students to demonstrate knowledge, attitudes, and skills acquired in lower-level major courses by completing assignments and experiences in both micro and macro level practice. Students then complete an advanced internship with a focus on the competencies of their chosen concentration.

Term 1

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • ENGL 1101 English Composition I
      3
    • ECON 1000 Contemporary Economic Issues
      2
    • HS 2100 Overview of Human Services
      3
    • SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area A2 recommended STAT 1401
      3
    Total: 14

Term 2

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • ENGL 1102 English Composition II
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area D1 recommended DATA 1501
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area B2
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area E4
      3
    • PSYC 1101 or ECON 2106
      3
    Total: 15
Year 1 (Hours: 29)

Term 3

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • POLS 1101 American Government
      3
    • HS 2200 Fund Nonprofit Organizations
      3
    • HS 2300 Cultural Competence
      3
    • HS 2400 Interviewing Skill Prof
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area C2
      3
    Total: 15

Term 4

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • HS 3000 Foundation Internship
      3
    • HS 3100 Poverty & Culture
      3
    • HS 3300 Human Systems & Socialization
      3
    • HS 3650 Gov,Advoc&LdrshipNonprofits
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area D2
      4
    Total: 16
Year 2 (Hours: 31)

Term 5

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • HS 3200 Policy & Advocacy
      3
    • HS 3500 Research Methods for the HS
      3
    • HS 4100 Grant Writing & Fundraising
      3
    • HS 4200 Human Resources Nonprofit Org
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area E2
      3
    Total: 15

Term 6

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • HS 3400 Community Intervention
      3
    • HS 3600 Prog Dev Eval in Nonprofit Org
      3
    • General Education Core Curriculum Area D2
      3
    • Free Elective (1 of 4)
      3
    • Concentration Elective (1 of 2)
      3
    Total: 15
Year 3 (Hours: 30)

Term 7

Term 8

  • Requirement
    Hours
    • HS 4800 Ethics in Helping Profession
      3
    • HS 4900 Adv Research Inquiry HHS
      3
    • HS 4950 Advanced Internship
      6
    • Free Elective (4 of 4)
      3
    Total: 15
Year 4 (Hours: 30)


Program Total: 120 Hours

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Disclaimer: An academic map is a suggested four-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the KSU undergraduate catalog. This sample schedule serves as a general guideline to help build a full schedule each term. Some departments allow students to use the three credit first-year seminar course as a free elective for a degree program, which may impact the program's total credit hours. Milestones, courses, and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major are designated to keep you on track to graduate in four years. Missing milestones could delay your program. Enrolled Students should reference DegreeWorks and not this plan.

This map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements. Also see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.kennesaw.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Note: Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked; contact the department and/or program area for current information.

You may choose to attend a summer term to reduce your load during fall or spring terms but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


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