Human Services (minor)
Program at a Glance
|Darden College of Education: Department of Counseling and Human Services|
|Cost: $316-345 per credit hour *|
|Required: 15 credit hours|
|Learning Environment: Online synchronousAccess course material online from any location and participate in regularly scheduled online class meetings., Online asynchronousAccess course material online from any location and complete coursework following a defined course schedule.|
A minor in human services is a good complement to majors such as psychology, sociology, criminal justice, and special education.
With this minor, you will learn the roles and functions of the human services professional, characteristics of human growth and development; characteristics of human services agencies; theories and skills of human services; and the basics skills related to program evaluation, grant writing, and fundraising.
This minor requires five courses (three credit hours each).
- HMSV 339: Interpersonal Relations
- HMSV 341: Introduction to Human Services
- HMSV 343W: Human Services Methods
- HMSV 346: Diversity Issues in Human Services
- One additional course selected from HMSV 344, HMSV 447, HMSV 448, HMSV 449, or HMSV 491.
|Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification||Cost per credit hour|
|Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile)||$316|
|Students living outside of Virginia||$345|
|* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile||$874|
Rates are effective Fall 2015 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.
For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.
This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU. You will need to be accepted into ODU as an undergraduate degree-seeking student.
All ODU undergraduate distance learning programs are degree completion programs.
Courses are offered in these technologies:
Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.
Online Asynchronous: Access course materials online from any location. These courses require little to no synchronous (same-time) scheduled class meetings, but assignments and exams are scheduled by the instructor. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.