Spring 2018 Class Schedule (FLC)



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HSER 300    Introduction to Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of social service agencies, social work, and human services. Students will understand the historical and current delivery of social services by exploring problems of living such as poverty, substance abuse, and mental health. Emphasis is on the knowledge and tasks used by skilled, ethical, and culturally responsive social service workers. Students will have the opportunity to visit a social service agency and create a career plan or an internship program proposal.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECK.Van NoordFLC MAIN PAC 106120696Textbook


HSER 302    Introduction to Psychology of Human Relations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the skills of communicating and relating to others by improving attitudes, values, and methods that enhance communication skills in human relations. This course will improve the students' interpersonal self-awareness skills and assertiveness techniques. This course is open to all students and is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate program.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.Van NoordFLC MAIN PAC 106316437Textbook


HSER 350    Employment Skills in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the legal and ethical issues of interviewing and counseling individuals, families, and groups. Course topics include family system dynamics, family and drug intervention, crisis intervention, court mandated reporting, legislative mandates required of counselors, and laws pertaining to counseling minors and other client populations within Human Services Agencies. This is a required course for the Human Services/Gerontology degree and certificate.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECJ.BradshawFLC MAIN PAC 106115989Textbook


HSER 366    Practices in Human Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: HSER 300 and 350 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with a supervised internship in a community organization, agency, or institution that provides social services. Through weekly class meetings, students review knowledge and skills learned in previous social work/human services courses. This course focuses on developing skills for future work as a human services professional. Students must provide their own transportation to internships.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W09:00AM-09:50AMLECK.JonesFLC MAIN PAC 106316452Textbook
TBATBALABK.JonesFLC MAIN PAC 1063
This class has 6.6 hours TBA per week.



HSER 367    Advanced Practices in Human Services     3 Units

Prerequisite: SWHS 366 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced practicum course provides research and supervised field experience in public and/or private agencies providing mental health, corrections, chemical dependency, and child/adolescent treatment services. Students integrate concepts, values, and skills acquired from previous courses and apply their knowledge to the process of helping others via internships. Field trips are required and students provide their own transportation. This course is not open to students who have previously taken HSER 499: Experimental Offering in Human Services (Advanced Practices in Human Services).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

W09:00AM-09:50AMLECK.JonesFLC MAIN PAC 106320466Textbook
TBATBALABK.JonesFLC MAIN PAC 1063
This class has 6.6 hours TBA per week.



HSER 498    Work Experience in Human Services    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Human Services. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce, completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABJ.WhiteFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15837Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to
flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABK.FunderburgFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16224Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBATBALABA.DomekOff Campus RCC ONLINE15838Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.



Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017