BA Specialization in Human Relations

Program Requirements

Specialization in Human Relations (60 credits)

15

credits:

AHSC 220 Lifespan Growth and Development for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 230 Interpersonal Communication and Relationships (3.00)
AHSC 232 Working in Task Groups (3.00)
AHSC 260 Program Planning, Design and Evaluation (3.00)
AHSC 270 Introduction to Human Relations Theory and Research (3.00)

15

credits:

AHSC 311 Respecting Diversity in Human Relations (3.00)
AHSC 330 Leadership and Facilitation in Small Groups (6.00)
AHSC 380 Quantitative Research Methods for Practitioners (3.00)
AHSC 382 Qualitative Research Methods for Practitioners (3.00)

30

credits chosen from one of the following concentrations:

Individual and Small Group Processes Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations

Family Science and Youth Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations

Community Development Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations

Organization Development and Change Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations

Individual and Small Group Processes Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations (30 credits)

6

credits:

AHSC 225 Principles of Experiential and Action Learning and the Reflective Practitioner (3.00)
AHSC 400 Advanced Facilitation and Ethics (3.00)

6

credits chosen from:

AHSC 436 Internship in Youth and Family Work (6.00)
AHSC 439 Internship in Human Relations (6.00)

9

credits of elective courses chosen from the Individual focus list courses below:

AHSC 312 Sexuality in Human Relations (3.00)
AHSC 314 Adolescence: Issues and Intervention (3.00)
AHSC 315 Interviewing (3.00)
AHSC 316 Adulthood: Patterns and Transitions (3.00)
AHSC 319 Older Adulthood: Issues and Intervention (3.00)
AHSC 451 Counselling Skills and Concepts (6.00)

9

credits of elective courses chosen from the Group focus list courses below:

AHSC 313 Family Communication (3.00)
AHSC 322 Fundamentals of Child‑ and Youth‑Care Work (3.00)
AHSC 335 Power and Conflict Resolution in Human Systems (3.00)
AHSC 355 Foundations of Family Life Education (3.00)
AHSC 403 Cultivating Creativity and Social Innovation (3.00)
AHSC 460 Health Promotion (6.00)
AHSC 470 Basic Human Relations Laboratory (3.00)

Note: Three of the 18 credits of elective courses must be chosen at the 400 level.

Family Science and Youth Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations (30 credits)

18

credits:

AHSC 312 Sexuality in Human Relations (3.00)
AHSC 313 Family Communication (3.00)
AHSC 320 Family and Youth Legislation (3.00)
AHSC 355 Foundations of Family Life Education (3.00)
AHSC 456 Advanced Family Life Education (3.00)
AHSC 465 Parent‑Child Relations (3.00)

6

credits:

AHSC 436 Internship in Youth and Family Work (6.00)

6

credits of elective courses chosen from:

AHSC 314 Adolescence: Issues and Intervention (3.00)
AHSC 316 Adulthood: Patterns and Transitions (3.00)
AHSC 319 Older Adulthood: Issues and Intervention (3.00)
AHSC 322 Fundamentals of Child‑ and Youth‑Care Work (3.00)
AHSC 398 Selected Topics in Applied Human Sciences (3.00)
AHSC 400 Advanced Facilitation and Ethics (3.00)

Community Development Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations (30 credits)

6

credits:

AHSC 343 Community Development I (3.00)
AHSC 445 Community Development II (3.00)

6

credits:

AHSC 439 Internship in Human Relations (6.00)

18

credits of elective courses with at least three credits at the 400 level, chosen from:

AHSC 225 Principles of Experiential and Action Learning and the Reflective Practitioner (3.00)
AHSC 335 Power and Conflict Resolution in Human Systems (3.00)
AHSC 400 Advanced Facilitation and Ethics (3.00)
AHSC 403 Cultivating Creativity and Social Innovation (3.00)
AHSC 411 Social Change and Analysis Methods (3.00)
AHSC 415 Organizational and Community Sustainability (3.00)
AHSC 460 Health Promotion (6.00)
AHSC 475 Organizational and Community Leadership: A Systems Approach (3.00)

Organization Development and Change Concentration: Specialization in Human Relations (30 credits)

6

credits:

AHSC 332 Organization Development I (3.00)
AHSC 425 Organization Development II (3.00)

6

credits:

AHSC 439 Internship in Human Relations (6.00)

18

credits of elective courses with at least three credits at the 400 level, chosen from:

AHSC 315 Interviewing (3.00)
AHSC 335 Power and Conflict Resolution in Human Systems (3.00)
AHSC 370 Organizational Development and Change: Models and Methods (3.00)
AHSC 400 Advanced Facilitation and Ethics (3.00)
AHSC 403 Cultivating Creativity and Social Innovation (3.00)
AHSC 411 Social Change and Analysis Methods (3.00)
AHSC 415 Organizational and Community Sustainability (3.00)
AHSC 460 Health Promotion (6.00)
AHSC 470 Basic Human Relations Laboratory (3.00)
AHSC 475 Organizational and Community Leadership: A Systems Approach (3.00)

Notes

  • Students in Human Relations are required to complete the appropriate entrance profile. The entrance profile is 0.00G for Human Relations (see Section 31.002 Programs and Admission Requirements).
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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