Online Health and Human Services Courses

PBH 100: Introduction to Human Services and Social Problems

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: This course will cover fundamental concepts and strategies in the health and human services industry. Students will examine their local communities as well as themselves and learn how self-awareness aids in the development of relationships with individuals, community and society.

Students will learn and demonstrate the importance of observation, listening skills, reading and analysis, problem solving, note taking and interviewing skills.

Ethical situations and awareness will also be a focus of the course, as well as a historical overview of the career field and an exposure to job opportunities in various environments and specializations. There will be several topics of focus that students will be examining throughout the course. These include but are not limited to:

  • Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Malnutrition
  • Child care
  • Child development
  • Foster care
  • Vaccinations
  • Health screenings
  • Mental health

PBH 495: Health and Human Services Capstone: Experiential and Service Learning

Credit: 3 credit hours

Course Description: This capstone course will combine classroom experience and a supervised field experience with a local non-profit or health and human services partner subject to the instructor’s approval. Completing this field experience will allow students to utilize the skills and techniques that have been taught throughout the degree program.

The capstone project will allow students to share their knowledge of agencies, assigned communities and the culturally diverse client populations that have been examined during their field experience and throughout the degree program.

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