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Human Services: Advocacy (AA) Counseling Total Units: 37
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Term Effective: Fall 2003


The advocacy major is designed as an interdiciplinary approach to understanding the advocacy skills needed in human rights advocacy. Particular attention is given to the ways in which processes and practices are handled for some individuals.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Human Services: Advocacy (AA) program are:

  • Complete 37 units from
    • Advocacy Emphasis Requirements
    • Human Services Core Requirements

Advocacy Emphasis Requirements - complete 9.00 units
COUN 95 Advocate Training3.00
SOC 61 Aging & Society3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
AJ 53 Juvenile Procedures3.00
AJ 56 Crime and Criminal Justice in Society3.00
AJ 71 Correctional Interviewing & Counseling3.00
ASL 1 Elementary American Sign Language - Part I4.00
ASL 5 History and Culture of Deaf People in America3.00
CHLD 53 The Child with Special Needs in the Community3.00
CHLD 90.1 Child, Family, Community Interrelationships3.00
COUN 20 Sex and Gender3.00
HLC 160 Medical Terminology3.00
PSYCH 40 Psychological Perspectives on Gender3.00
SOC 2 Social Problems & Deviance3.00
Human Services Core Requirements - complete 28.00 units
CHLD 10 Developmental Stages of Childhood3.00
COMM 5 Group Discussion & Problem Solving3.00
COUN 74 Identity and Cultural Diversity3.00
COUN 89 Ethical Issues in Human Services1.50
COUN 90 Introduction to Human Services3.00
COUN 91 Skills and Techniques in Human Services3.00
COUN 93 Introduction to Case Management1.50
HLE 95 Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Studies3.00
LIR 10 Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
PSYCH 1A General Psychology3.00
WEOC 99I Occupational Work Experience-Internship0.50-8.00

Term Effective: Fall 2003

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2004

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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