OCU’s Bachelor of Arts in Human Services program requires its majors to critically explore the practice of social advocacy within a Biblical worldview. Human Services majors will be prepared for a variety of professions and for graduate work in criminology, counseling, psychology, and social work. Through exposure to a broad set of readings, extensive composition activity, and oral presentations, OCU’s Human Services majors will develop the intellectual and practical skills needed to make a difference in their community.
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to think clearly, logically, critically, and creativity.
- Students should be able to analyze best practices in current trends related to human services.
- Identify, advocate for, and manage the unique expectations and needs of human services within a variety of culturally diverse communities.
- Integrate a Biblically based and Christ-centered approach in the practice of managing human services within a variety of contexts and to a variety of constituencies.
- Be accepted into a graduate program or be employed in a field related to human services.