The Human Services Associate Degree program is designed to offer opportunities to pursue special interests, such as working with youth, the elderly and corrections clients or providing services to the disabled. The degree prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of human service agencies. Students will acquire skills needed to work with individuals, groups and communities and learn to work with people of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Students will gain occupational experience through Field Experience 1 and Field Experience 2. Potential employers include: Social Services, Community Corrections, Youth Services, Hospitals, Nursing Facilities, Group Homes, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse Agencies, Crisis Intervention Centers, Programs for the Aging.