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Current Issues in Human Services (HSER 1052)

Credits: 2
Lecture Credits: 2.00

Description: This course systematically examines a current issue (often a problem or target population) in the field of human services that is timely and important. The course will offer a definition of the topic, historical background, current data and research on the topic, and possible solutions and action plans if a problem has been defined. This Human Services elective course is offered occasionally with varied issues as the focus. You may take this course only once, regardless of topic.

Topical Outline:

1. Definition of Topic
2. Historical Background
3. Current data and research topic
4. Solution and action plan

Learning Outcomes:
1. Select a particular topic of interest in the Human Services field
2. Apply current research and data gathering practices
3. Provide Historical background of topic
4. Apply solutions, actions and community resources



Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042.