Advisement Concentration Courses

Advisement tracks should be planned in consultation with the Human Services Advisor, based on the chosen Concentration of the student. A study plan should be developed before enrollment in the classes.

If you have questions about academic advising, please contact your advisor: Ramona Perez at (657) 278-5472.  (available after August 22, 2021; until that time email jruby@fullerton.edu)

 

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Mental Health (18 Units)

This track permits an emphasis in either counseling or clinical social work, depending upon the students educational and career goals. It prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of settings and for graduate work in counseling, social work, clinical psychology, or marriage and family therapy. Students planning to enter a graduate program should become familiar with the prerequisites for their specific program.

Required Courses (9 units):

HUSR 300 - Character and Conflict (3)

HUSR 410 - Crisis Intervention (3)

HUSR 480 - Case Analysis & Intervention Techniques (3)

Other Courses - 9 Units from the following:

HUSR 400 - Ethical and Professional Issues (3)

HUSR 415 - Treatment Issues in Drug Addiction (3)

HUSR 425T* - Contemporary Issues in Human Services (3)

HUSR 430 - Child Abuse and Human Services (3)

HUSR 450 - Theory & Practice of Group Counseling (3)

HUSR 465  - Human Services Delivery to Latinos (3)

HUSR 475  - Human Service Policy and Practice (3)

With prior approval of an advisor, other courses may be Included in this advisement concentration. Certain graduate programs require various classes as prerequisites for admission. 

* Topics include: Gender Issues, Serving the Homeless, Intimate Partner Violence, Veterans & Their Families, Human Services & Mixed Ancestry Identity, and Psychodrama

Concentration in Addiction Studies

CHOOSE 18 - 21 UNITS FROM THIS LIST

 This concentration focuses on the prevention, treatment, and theoretical understanding needed to work with clients suffering from alcohol and other substance dependency and abuse.  Those wishing to be eligible to become a certified Addictions Treatment Counselor with the State of California must take all 21 units. Those students wishing to declare the concentration but do not plan on taking the certifying exam need only take the required 18 units of electives.  

Required Courses:

HUSR 300         Character and Conflict (3)

HUSR 415        Treatment Issues in Substance Abuse (3)

HUSR 434        Physiological Effects of Alcohol & Other Drugs (3)  OR  PUBH 321  Drugs and Society (3)

HUSR 400         Ethical and Professional Issues (3)

HUSR 435         Alcohol and Other Drugs: Prevention and Education (3)             

HUSR 436         Family Addiction Dynamics (3)

HUSR 437         Co-occurring Disorders (3)   

  

NOTE: 1 internship needs to be completed at a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center from our  Fieldwork Directory list.

General Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services

CHOOSE 18 UNITS OF ELECTIVES COURSES FROM THIS LIST:

 Recommended for students interested in Social work/Administration/and other helping professions:


HUSR 300   Character and Conflict (3)

HUSR 318   Immigrants and Refugees (3)

HUSR 350   Leadership (3)

HUSR 400   Ethical and Professional Issues (3)

HUSR 410   Crisis Intervention (3)

HUSR 415   Treatment Issues in Drug Addiction (3)

HUSR 416   Group Process and Membership (1)

HUSR 420   Human Services Management (3)

HUSR 425T *Contemporary Issues in Human Services (3)

HUSR 430   Child Abuse and Human Services (3)

HUSR 434   Physiological Effects of Alcohol & Other Drugs (3)

                       OR     PUBH 321: Drugs and Society (3)

 HUSR 435   Alcohol & Other Drugs: Prevention and Education (3)             

HUSR 436   Family Addiction Dynamics (3)

HUSR 437   Co-occurring Disorders (3)  

HUSR 450   Theory and Practice of Group Counseling (3)

HUSR 465   Human Services Delivery to Latinos (3)

HUSR 475   Human Service Policy and Practice (3)

HUSR 480   Case Analysis & Intervention Techniques (3

  * Topics include: Gender Issues, Serving the Homeless, Intimate Partner Violence, Veterans & Their Families, Human Services & Mixed Ancestry Identity, and Psychodrama.

  IN ORDER TO TAKE ANY ELECTIVES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED ABOVE, STUDENTS MUST SEE AN ADVISOR FOR APPROVAL AND EXCEPTION MUST BE DONE FORMALLY.   SOME STUDENTS MAY WISH TO USE HUSR 499 Independent study or HUSR 399 or 493 (peer mentoring) as an elective.

 

Below is a listing of various courses offered at CSUF that students may wish to take based on their career interests:

Recommended for students interested in working with children in schools:

ART 380                Art and Child Development (3)

DANC 47I              Creative Dance for Children (3)

ENG 341               Child Literature (3) OR

THTR 311             Oral Interpretation of Child Literature (3)

KNES 386             Movement and the Child (3)

MATH 303 A/B     Fundamental Concepts Elementary Math (3)

MUS 433               Music in Childhood (3)

BIOL 453              Life Science Concepts (3)

GEOL 410             Physical Earth/Space Systems (3)

THTR 402A           Dramatic Activities for Children (3)

 

Recommended for students interested in working with disabled population:

HUSR 445             Persons with Disabilities and Human Services (3)

SPED 371             Exceptional Individual (3)

SPED 322             Intro. To Positive Behavior Support (3)

SPED 400             Early Childhood Special Education (3)

SPED 401             Intro to Autism (3)

SPED 421             Working with Families of Individuals with Disabilities (3) (Pre-requisite SPED 371)                           

PED 425             Language & Culture for Special Populations (3)

SPED 463             Characteristics of Individuals with Mild-Moderate Disabilities

SPED 464             Characteristics of Individuals with Moderate-Severe Disabilities (3) 

             

Recommended for students interested in working with aging population: Students may also wish to consider a Minor degree in Aging Studies

ANTH 308             Culture and Aging; Anthropological Gerontology (3)                     

BIOL   306             Biology of Aging (3)           

HUSR 412             Intro to Gerontology in Human Services (3)           

KNES 353             Physical Activity & Lifelong Well-Being (3)             

KNES 454             Physical Dimensions of Aging (3)

KNES 455             Functional Performance Assessment & Programming for Older Adults (3)

PSYC 362             Psychology of Aging (3)                                               

AGNG 420            Aging & Dementia

SOCI 360              Death & Dying (3) 

SOCI 443              Sociology of Aging (3)

HCOM 345            Communication and Aging (3) 

PUBH 450             Applied Health Promotion in Aging Populations (3)    

AGNG 433     Aging and Social Services (3)

Concentration in Elementary Education

 This concentration is designed for students planning a career in teaching elementary school and includes the pre-requisite courses for the CSUF multiple subject credential program.  Those wishing to be eligible to apply for the multiple subject credential program must take 18 units of electives (EDEL 325 is required), and EDEL 315 (as 1 semester of Field Experience).  Students wishing to declare the concentration but do not plan on applying to the multiple subject credential program need only take the required 18 units of concentration electives of their choosing.

 

ART 380      Art and Child Development (3)

DANC47I     Creative Dance for Children (3)

ENG 341     Child Literature (3) OR THTR 311   Oral Interpretation of Child Literature (3)

KNES 386   Movement and the Child (3)

MATH 303 A/B  Fundamental Concepts  Elementary Math (3)

MUS 433     Music in Childhood (3)

BIOL 453     Life Science Concepts (3)

GEOL 410   Physical Earth/Space Systems (3)

THTR 402A Dramatic Activities for Children (3)