Tompkins Cortland Community College

HUMS105 - Introduction to Human Services


The purpose of this course is to identify agencies in the community that provide human services. Emphasis is placed on examination of the particular mission, objectives, organization, staffing patterns, and funding of such agencies. The interaction of various roles of the human services network is also examined. The course is intended for human services students, as well as for interested community members. The instructional modes include lecture, seminar, agency visits, and presentations. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 if required by placement. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.