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2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Science, Human Services (Site-Based)

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Bachelor of Science, Human Services (Online) Four-Year Course Plan   

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Human Services is designed for students who seek an interdisciplinary education to assist them in careers that provide integrated services to individuals and families in need of assistance, or to prepare students in pursuing graduate studies in the area of human services or related fields.

The goal of this program is to prepare or enhance students’ abilities in positions that seek to improve the quality of life for those who are served, remediation of problems, meeting basic human needs, and advocating change in the systems that affect the lives of those needing assistance.

*Note: Students taking courses online outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion. State-specific requirements are specified in the SEU Catalog. Your Academic Advisor is available to help integrate these additional courses into your plan.

Foundational Core- 34 Credit Hours

Habits of Inquiry- 22 Credit Hours

Discursive Inquiry- 6 Credit Hours

Natural-Scientific Inquiry (4 credits) Select one:

Quantitative Inquiry (3 credits) Select One:

Socio-Historical Inquiry (6 credits) Select Two:

Divine Design (Major Specific Experiential Learning)- 6 Credit Hours

Divine Design (Minor, Electives, Experiential Learning) 47 Credits

To meet the Divine Design requirement, student may earn credit hours in general elective courses,  declare minors/certificates, or enjoy other experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad, internships, or practicums.  Other practicum options include PRAC 1001   (1 credit hour), PRAC 1002   (2 credit hour), PRAC 1003   (3 credit hour), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hour), and PMIN 2303   (3 credit hour) up to a total of 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level courses that do not satisfy the above program requirements. Student must complete the above program requirements, with remaining credit hours earned in Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

Total Program Hours- 120 Credit Hours

Additional State Requirements for Online or Partner Site Students

*Note: Students taking courses online/at an SEU partner site outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion. Some of these requirements are built into your Foundational Core listed above.  Any of the requirements listed below that are not incorporated into the Foundational Core will count towards your Divine Design hours.  State-specific requirements are also specified in the SEU Catalog. Please see your Degree Audit in JICS and work with your Academic Advisor to ensure these requirements are met. 



Area I, Written Composition - 6 Credit Hours

Area II, Humanities and Fine Arts - 12 Credit Hours

* In addition to Foundational Core Discursive Inquiry requirements 

Area III, Natural Science and Mathematics - 11 Credit Hours



Select one course not taken in Foundational Core



Maryland students need an additional six credit hours in one or more of the following five areas: (i) Arts and humanities; (ii) English composition; (iii) Social and behavioral sciences; (iv) Mathematics; and (v) Biological and physical sciences.



Montana requires 6 credit hours of natural science with a laboratory experience. Students may choose to take BIOL 1334 to complete the requirement or any other science course to meet the credit hour requirement.


3 credit hours needed. The Socio-Historical requirement must be fulfilled by taking PPOL 2433 or by earning credit for one of the following combinations of classes from an accredited Nevada college:  1) HIST 100, 2) PCS 101, 3) HIST 101 and HIST 102, or 4) or HIST 101 and 217.


Ohio students need an additional two credit hours in one or more of the following areas: Oral and Written Communication, Mathematics, Statistics and Logic, Arts, Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Natural Sciences, Technology and Innovation. 


In addition to the courses listed below, Oklahoma students need an additional 7 credit hours in one ore more of the following:  History, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Humanities, Math, Natural Science, Language, or Fine Arts.

Select One:

Choose one not already chosen for Foundational Core

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