Human Services

Human Services (HSER) Courses

HSER 495 Independent Studies in Human Services

  • Units:1 - 3
  • Hours:54 - 162 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members and students. Independent studies in human services offers students a chance to do research and/or experimentation that is more typical of industry and graduate student work.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • produce work independently on human services related topics.
  • debate human services topics with other professionals in the field.

HSER 499 Experimental Offering in Human Services

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

This course provides training and supervised fieldwork for volunteer tutors who will be working with community K-12 school children in all academic subjects. Through lecture, small group discussions, and electronic resource exploration, students will learn effective tutoring strategies. The class will meet for two 4.5 hour sessions to meet the 9 hour lecture requirement. After the lecture requirement has been met, the student will participate in 27 hours of tutoring practicum at local K-12 schools. A certificated/credentialed teacher will serve as site school supervisor. SCC instructor will make one onsite visit to each school during tutoring sessions. A letter grade will be based on completion of lecture coursework and 27 hours tutoring practicum.


HSER 1000 Supervised Tutoring

  • Units:0
  • Hours:0.01 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Enrollment Limitation:Student must be enrolled in a college credit course and be referred to tutoring by an instructor or counselor.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

This course offers individualized tutoring designed to assist students to increase their success in college courses. Content will vary depending upon the adjunct course. Students may enroll in more than one section for support with more than one college course per semester. This course may be repeated in subsequent semesters.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • report an improved understanding of class concepts.
  • report increased confidence in his or her ability to meet coursework requirements.
  • express an increased understanding and use of strategies that lead to course success.