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Human Services General Option

Associate of Applied Science Degree

If you have a passion for problem-solving, are a natural caregiver, love working with people, and seek new challenges daily, then a career in human services might be a great fit. This program is designed for students who wish to enter the workforce after completing their two-year degree.

Complete 300+ hours of field experience which focuses on skill building. This gives students the unique opportunity to gain practical experience and provides guidance in choosing a career path. Some examples of field experiences have been at detox centers, probation and patrol, drug courts, senior centers, rehab facilities, correction centers and more.

CWC offers two options within the Human Services degree; a general option and an addiction option for those students specifically interested in seeking employment in the addiction treatment field.

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CourseCredits
Case Management 3
Counseling for Helping Professional 3
Counseling Diverse Populations 3
Interpersonal Communications 3
Human Life Span Development 3
Ethics for Helping Professions 3
Field Experience: Human Services I 4
Field Experience in Human Services II 4
Field Experience: Human Services III 4
General Psychology 4

Student to choose sixteen (16) credits from courses in the following Prefixes/Courses:

AIST, ARAP, CNSL, CO/M, CRMJ, EDFD, FREN, HMSV, PSYC, SHOS, SOWK, SOC, SPAN.

  • American Indian Studies
  • Arapaho
  • Counseling
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education Foundations
  • French
  • Human Services
  • Psychology
  • Shoshone
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
University Studies 1

 

Students must complete six (6) credits of general education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Human Services Addiction Option

Associate of Applied Science

The addictions option is designed for students who wish to work in the addictions field. This will prepare students to obtain their Certified Addictions Practitioner Assistant Certification from the State of Wyoming.

Human Services - Addiction Option, AAS is a Wyoming Works program An orange circle with a buffalo at the center. Words say Wyoming Works, learn a skill that pays, central wyoming college

CourseCredits
Case Management 3
Counseling for Helping Professional 3
Introduction to Group Counseling 3
Addictions Assessment 3
Counseling Diverse Populations 3
Theories of Counseling 3
Interpersonal Communication 3
Ethics for Helping Professions 3
Field Experience: Human Services I 4
Field Experience in Human Services II 4
Field Experience: Human Services III 4
Understanding the Addiction Process 3
General Psychology 4
Drugs and Behavior 3

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I

3

American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
University Studies 1

 

Students must complete six (6) credits of general education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Meet your professor

Wayne Montgomery

Professor of Human Services

Wayne has been at CWC for 11 years and shares his real world experiences as a mental health counselor in his human services courses.