Apr 20, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog

Human Service, BA or BS

A collaboration between the Psychology and Sociology and Anthropology programs, Human Services is an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree program focusing on the needs of human service professionals. Classes are conveniently scheduled at nights in Medford to accommodate the schedules of working students. The program is for students who want to better understand their community and social environment, desire to improve their career opportunities and reach educational goals, and wish to enhance specific human relations skills and strengthen their ability to work effectively in social services.

SOU’s small class sizes and friendly learning environment foster close ties among students, faculty, and the community.


Complete the following prerequisites to all upper division core curriculum courses with a C or better:

Complete the following additional prerequisite for PSY 429 with a C or better:

Complete a minimum of 49 core curriculum credits from psychology and sociology, including:

a. Psychology (29 credits):

b. Sociology (20 credits):

Complete 11 elective credits of upper division SOAN or PSY courses with a C or better. Upper division courses from other programs may be accepted with advisor consent.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 in all Human Service program courses is required.