The Applied Human Services Track requires 36-42 s.h. of work for the major. It provides a preapproved plan of study that combines a generalized psychology background with a choice of three emphasis areas: aging services, community-based services, and corrections services. Students who choose this track also have the option of proposing their own human services-related emphasis area to the faculty advisory committee.

Degree Requirements
Title Hours
Foundation courses 24-26
Emphasis Area 12-13
Internship 0-3
Total Hours 36-42

Important Notes for Applied Human Services Track students

  • Maximum two class overlap if applying courses to a double major.
  • No major coursework can be counted toward a minor.
  • A student earning an Interdepartmental Studies major must earn a minimum of 30 semester hours of credit from courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, thus satisfying the CLAS Residence requirement.
  • Applied Human Services Track students are prohibited from earning a Human Relations minor.
  • Aging services emphasis area students are prohibited from earning a Certificate in Aging and Longevity Studies.
  • Correction Services emphasis area students are prohibited from earning a major or minor in Sociology or Criminology, Law and Justice.
  • All internships must be approved by the Academic Coordinator.

Requirements and Plan of Study

Due to the potential for course and curriculum changes, it is recommended that students consult the UI General Catalog links below for the latest information on this track.