A minimum of 124 hours is required for completion of the Baccalaureate degree. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Human Services (BAS) includes 47 credit hours of University and general education requirements. Students majoring in Human Services must complete a minimum of 66 hours of credit in the department. These hours must include HS100, 131, 250, 251/305, 280, 281, 300, 302, 325, 330, 380, 411, 445, 450/550, 481, 495/595, and 498. In consultation with a faculty advisor, a total of fifteen additional credit hours must be selected to develop an area of emphasis. Possible options include, but are not limited to, addiction counseling, youth services, gerontology, victim/ survivor services, and mental health. Of these hours, at least 12 credit hours must be Human Services coursework, 3 hours may be selected from another discipline relating to the area of emphasis, and a minimum of 6 hours should be upper division courses. If students are not proficient in basic computer applications and internet use, they are encouraged to take CM 100 and/or CM 101. Students must receive a grade of C or better in each course applied to the major.