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B.A. in Human Services at Camden

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Program Information

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The B.A. in Human Services program at Rowan University prepares individuals to serve as human services providers, community service specialists, and criminal justice, corrections and social service professionals. The curriculum is designed to combine theory and research with application in experiential learning settings in the urban community and social service agencies. Classes for the last two years of this program are offered at Rowan's Camden campus. The Human Services program is designed for students who are interested in studying and working with individuals of diverse populations in urban settings.

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Rowan University requires the completion of 120 semester hours (30 s.h. must be at Rowan University) of approved general education (Freshmen beginning Fall 2018 or later must meet Rowan Core requirements) and major coursework in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. The B.A. in Human Services degree completion program is a full or part-time program offered on the Rowan University Camden campus only, that provides students with 45 of the required semester hours in the major. Students must also choose (in consultation with an academic advisor) and complete course work in one of the following concentrations: Direct Services, Administration or Criminal Justice.

The following courses are offered on the Camden Campus and make up the B.A. in Human Services program.

  • 60 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 45 S.H.
HSRV 01100 Introduction to Human Services 3
SOC 08120 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 03205 Intake and Interviewing Skills 3
SOC 08223 Sociology of Social Welfare 3
SOC 08332 Contemporary Sociological Theory 3
HSRV 08310 Research Methods for Human Services 3
HSRV 01320 Applied Ethics in Human Services 3
HSRV 01311 Field Experience in Human Services I 3
HSRV 01411 Field Experience in Human Services II 3
HSRV 01412 Field Experience in Human Services III 3
SOC 08430 Case Management Intervention in Sociological Practice 3
HSRV 01400 Senior Seminar: Human Services (WI) 3
  Specialization Courses (in consultation with academic advisor) 9
Non-Program Required Courses: 15 S.H.
POSC 07110 American Government 3
ANTH 02202 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
PSY 01107 Essentials of Psychology 3
STAT 02100 Elementary Statistics 3
STAT 02260 Statistics I 3
PSY 03200 Abnormal Psychology 3

Choose one: STAT 02100 or STAT 02260 Statistics I

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.


  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Associate's Degree or 24 semester hours of transferable college credits
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
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