Sep 19, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services, (B.P.S.)

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Students in Human Services are expected to develop a philosophical orientation to the human condition; to enlarge their understanding of social structures, values and norms; to study human growth and development; and to become informed about social change and social and bureaucratic organizations. Students in Human Services will take courses from such departments as Counseling and Personnel Services, Sociology and Social Work, Psychology, Management, and Special Education.

General Education (35-41 hours)

See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour American Heritage General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the American Heritage requirement.

Coordinated Study (51 hours)

Professional Core

Group B Professional Writing (3 hours)

Take 1:

Group E Internship (3 hours)

Thematic Studies (6 hours)

Senior Project (3 hours)


May be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120 with a minimum of 42 upper-division hours.

Possible Minors

Students pursuing a B.P.S. with a concentration in Human Services may be able to complete a minor in Sociology, Psychology, or Social Work by taking a minimal number of additional classes depending on courses selected for the major. Check with your advisor or the Undergraduate Catalog regarding specific minor requirements.

*Junior standing, prerequisites, or permission of instructor required. Please check the University of Memphis Undergraduate Catalog.

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