One of the first graduates of this program and a participant in Eastern's Credit For Lifelong Learning (CLL) program, Holly moved into a new job working with at-risk adolescents - a lifelong dream.
This individualized Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) Degree is designed for individuals who desire to enter or advance within the field of social and human services. Educational attainment influences the kind of work employees may be assigned and the degree of responsibility that may be entrusted to them. Formal education is almost always required for advancement.
“Fast Track” your degree at Eastern and then consider graduate school!
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook job opportunities in community and social service occupations are expected to be excellent. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the professional/managerial area of labor employment represents the second fastest sector of projected growth.
In Connecticut, the Occupational Forecast projects a 17.5% increase for health services managers and a 23.4% projected increase for social and community service managers.
For individuals with 60 or more prior college credits.
To view all Eastern courses: visit here: http://eweb.easternct.edu/wfbprod/bwskfcls.P_TermSel
|Required Human Services Courses (18 crs.):
- SWK 200, Intro to Social Work, or equivalent, 3 credits
- SWK 311, The Social Environment and Human Behavior, 3 credits (pre/co-requisites: SOC 100 & ANT course
- SWK 312, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 3 credits (Pre/co-requisites: PSY 100; BIO 202 or equivalent)
- SWK 325 Social Welfare Policy, 3 credits (pre/co-requisite PSC 110 or MCC’s POL 112
- An additional 6 credits from the disciplines of “Social Work (SWK)” or “Human Services” (HSE) or Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor (DARC) or SOC 490 Internship in Applied Sociology or other field experience or Credit for Lifelong Learning in human services is recommended.
An additional 12 credits of Social Sciences.
Minor Concentration - 15 credits
The related disciplines of Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology and Political Science are recommended.
For more information contact:
George Steele, Joanne Melody, or Kate Waitte