Human Services

Human Services


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  • Why Go into Human Services
  • Careers
  • Practicum Sequence
  • Why Should You Go into Human Services?

    Students who take the introductory Human Services class can explore multiple degree options via an overview of the field and related assignments, such as informational interviews. Considering Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, or Criminal Justice? Explore all of these options in your first term in college.

    Students who stay in the Human Services major have the opportunity to complete a 90 hour practicum in the field in which they work to obtain the first five standards of the Human Services profession.

    Students interested in this degree are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Degree Partnership Program (DPP) as there may be lower-division courses required by their chosen discipline.

  • Career Information

    All career information and statistics listed below are based off of the State of Oregon. For more information go to our Career Coach page. Human Services encompasses many career possibilities; just a few are listed below.



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  • Practicum Sequence

    At LBCC, the beginning practicum is a personalized experience. Work one:one with LBCC faculty to determine the best place to complete your Human Services practicum. Small class sizes and a cohort-based model lead to lasting relationships with peers, faculty, and social services in the community. Participating in practicum requires approval from both LBCC and the agency with whom you wish to intern. In order to enroll in practicum you will need to prepare about 1 ½ terms in advance. Click here to learn about the process.