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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Human Services Management and Leadership, BS


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The mission of the Human Services Management and Leadership (HSML) program is to prepare human service practitioners, through education, reasearch, and service, to serve as leaders in nonprofit service agencies.  The HSML program provides an innovative interdisciplinary curriculum designed to prepare highly competent professionals to work in nonprofit organizations serving individuals, groups, organizations, and communities.

Program Faculty Advisor: Dr. Constance Lacy at Constance.Lacy@untdallas.edu

Students may indicate an intention of majoring in Human Services Management and Leadership (HSML) at any point during the early part of their academic career by declaring a pre-HSML major. They may consult with HSML advisors regarding degree requirements at any time. However, formal acceptance as an HSML major program is contingent upon (a) earning a “B” or better in HSML 3000, (b) having a 2.75 GPA overall, and (c) approval of a formal application for admission. Applications are available from program faculty.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Human Service Management and Leadership include the following.

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  2. Major Requirements: Completion of a minimum of 36 hours from the human service curriculum, of which 27 must be advanced. Students should complete 3000-level courses before enrolling in 4000-level courses. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all major requirements. 
  3. Minor Requirements:  A minor is not required BUT recommended in Psychology or Sociology. Specific course sequences for a minor are determined by the department offering the minor. 
  4. Specialization/Certificate Program Requirements: A minimum of 12 hours in one of the approved human services specialization or certificate programs, specifically Applied Gerontology, Substance Abuse & Addiction, or Alternative Dispute Resolution. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all specialization/certificate requirements. 
  5. Electives: Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Students are responsible for completing the total minimum hours required for the degree.
  6. GPA Requirements: All students entering the Human Services Management Leadership program must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 or otherwise be in good academic standing.

Core Curriculum - 42 Hours

Core Requirements

Course Recommended

Hours

Communication 1
Grade of C or better required

ENGL 1313 - College Writing I

3

Communication 2
Grade of C or better required

ENGL 1323 - College Writing II

3

Mathematics

Choose from: MATH 1580 or MATH 1680

4

Life & Physical Sciences 1

BIOL 1132 - Environmental Science

3

Life & Physical Sciences 2

GEOG 1710 - Earth Science

3

Language, Philosophy, & Culture

ENGL 2220 - World Literature I or LING 2050 - Language of Now

3

Creative Arts

ART 1300 - Art Appreciation

3

American History 1

HIST 2610 - US History to 1865

3

American History 2

HIST 2620 - US History 1865 to Present

3

Government & Political Science 1

PSCI 1040 - American Government: Laws and Institutions

3

Government & Political Science 2

PSCI 1050 - American Government: Process and Policies

3

Social & Behavioral Science

HSML 1300 - An Introduction to the Helping Profession

3

Component Area 1

AGER 2250 - Aging in Film & Literature

3

Component Area 2

CDFS 1013 - Human Development

3

Major Curriculum Requirements - 36 Hours *Must obtain a grade of “C” or better

Course

Hours

HSML 3000 - Human Service in the Non-Profit Sector

3

HSML 3100 - Professional Interpersonal Skills

3

HSML 3700 - Case Management in H.S. 
*Co-requisite HSML 3000

3

TRACK OPTION ONE - ADMINISTRATIVE

HSML 4000 - Finance for Nonprofits 
*Prerequisite: HSML 3000

3

HSML 4700 - Program Planning and Evaluation 
*Prerequisite: HSML 3000

3

HSML 4200 - Grant Proposal Research and Writing
*Prerequisltes: HSML 3000, 4350; Co-requisite: HSML 4000

3

HSML 4300 - Volunteer Development and Management
*Prerequlslte: HSML 3000, 3100; co-requisite: HSML 4350

3

HSML 4350 - Community Organizing, Development and Collaboration
*Prerequisite: HSML 3000

3

HSML 4400 - Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector
*Co-requisite: HSML 3000

3

HSML XXXX Human Systems

3

HSML 4850 - Internship 
*Prerequisite Consent of HSML Coordinator

3

HSML 4750 - Capstone 
*Prerequisite: Consent of HSML Coordinator

3

TRACK OPTION TWO - DIRECT PRACTICE
HSML XXXX Human Systems
*Prerequisite: HSML3000

3

HSML 4500 Diversity and Social Justice in H.S.
*Prerequisite: HSML 3000

3

HSML 4150 Group Processes in H.S.
*Prerequisites: HSML3000, 4350; Co-requisite: HSML 4000

3

HSML 4XXX Ethics and Values in Human Services
*Prerequisite: HSML3000

3

HSML 3850 Behavioral Addictions
*Prerequisite: HSML 3000

3

HSML 4XXX Theory of Peer Recovery
*Prerequlsite: HSML 3000

3

HSML 4XXX Child Welfare

3

HSML4851 Internship II

3

HSML 4750 - Capstone
*Prerequisite: Consent of HSML Coordinator

3

Certificate Requirements: 12-18 Hours *Students must complete a Certificate in addition to Major Requirements and earn a grade of “C” or better

Select from:
APPLIED GERONTOLOGY, ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION or SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ADDICTIONS

SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ADDICTIONS

Hours

HSML 4100 Chemical Addictions 
*Prerequlsltes: HSML 3000; Co-requisites: HSML 3100, 3700

3

HSML 4120 Theoretical Approaches to Addiction Treatment 
*Prerequisites: HSML 3000, 3100; Co-requisite: HSML 4100

3

HSML 4650 Assessment of Behavioral and Chemical Addictions
*Prerequisites; HSML 4100, 4120

3

HSML 4660 Intervention Strategies for Behavioral and Chemical Addictions
*Prerequisites: HSML 4100, 4120; Co-requisite: HSML 4650

3

GERONTOLOGY

Hours

AGER 4500 - LTC Case Management for Elders

3

AGER 4550 - Sociology of Aging

3

AGER 4750 - Sexuality and Aging

*Elective Option

AGER 4780 - Aging Programs and Services

*Elective Option

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Hours

PACS 4000 - Mediation

3

PACS 4050 - Negotiation 
*Prerequisite: PACS 4000

3

PACS 4060 - Practicum 
*Prerequisite: PACS 4000

3

*PACS XXXX - Choose from the Elective Option

3

PACS 4010 - Family Mediation

*Elective Option

PACS 4020 - Workplace ADR

*Elective Option

PACS 4030 - Global Work Dispute Resolution

*Elective Option

PACS 4040 - Crisis Intervention

*Elective Option

PACS 4XXX - Foundations of Conflict Resolution

*Elective Option

Electives - 30 Hours 
*Please note class options below are recommended for Human Service Management & Leadership majors, but are not required.

Course

Hours

General Elective - HSML 4XXX Crisis Intervention in HS

3

General Elective - HSML 4620 Special Problems

3

General Elective - HSML 4525 Problems of Youth: Prevention and Intervention
*Highly suggested to take concurrently with HSML 3100, HSML 3000

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

General Elective

3

UNT Dallas Degree Requirements:

Requirement

120 hours (minimum) required for degree completion

Residency Requirement - Last 30 hours must be completed at UNT Dallas

42 Advanced Hours (3XXX or 4XXX) - 12 advanced hours must be completed at UNT Dallas

UNT GPA 2.0 or higher required

Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher required

HSML Major - Grade of “C” or better is required in all courses

 

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