The Bachelor of Science in Human Services educates students from a biblical understanding of advocacy to enhance service delivery, management, and social change through their work in human service organizations.
The program is designed to help students apply critical thinking to real-world situations. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical bases, best practices, and historical and current trends related to the human services profession.
Students will also be taught skills to help them identify, plan, and utilize resources to improve client situations. Exploring ways to utilize information and systems to appropriately manage and deliver human services will be emphasized as well. The program strives to help students understand the importance of culture, gender, diversity, and global perspective when working with clients.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Integrate biblical perspectives on providing care to oppressed or disadvantaged people.
- Assess services to identified constituencies in social service agencies.
- Advocate for positive, social change at the micro and macro levels.
- Evaluate the effectiveness and need for services rendered by social service agencies.
- Articulate a management plan for resources of the social service agency for the benefit of the community.