Degree: Associate of Science
Major: University Parallel
Area of Emphasis: Human Services
For more information, contact the Social Science and Education division at 615-230-3231.
This pathway focuses study on skills useful for work in fields of public service (community case management, substance abuse counseling, etc.), such as counseling, technology, writing and communications, client assessment, and community organizing. With an A.S. degree, positions with social service agencies and non-profit organizations are available. One can apply, with professional certification, for entry-level, assistant social worker positions in case management or counseling care teams. This degree can act as a springboard into bachelor’s degrees in human services, social work, education, psychology, law enforcement, early childhood development, nursing, and public health.
The University Parallel, Associate of Science Degree is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree. Contact your advisor for additional information.
All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the E-Proficiency Profile (EPP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/graduation/exit-exams.
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