2023-24 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2023-24 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services: Foundations Career Studies Certificate

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Career Certificate Studies


Purpose: The purpose of this curriculum is to introduce students to the foundational skills required for a career in Human Services. Such skills include: client relationship building, behavior modification techniques, mindfulness training and ethical decision-making.

Program Objectives: Completion of this certificate will provide students with a beginning knowledge of the skills needed to obtain an entry level position in the Human Services field.  

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Program Notes: All required courses also apply towards the AAS degree in Human Services.

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