[ skip to content ]

Human Services (Minor)

With this minor, you will learn the roles and functions of the human services profession, characteristics of human growth and development; characteristics of human services agencies; theories and skills of human services and working with specialized populations.

Human Services (Minor)


Description


What is this program at ODU like?

With this minor, you will learn the roles and functions of the human services profession, characteristics of human growth and development; characteristics of human services agencies; theories and skills of human services and working with specialized populations.

Program Highlights


What makes this program at ODU unique?

  • Accredited by Council for Standards in Human Service Education

  • Finish in five courses (15 credit hours)

  • Classes offered on-campus or online

Courses


What are some courses offered in this program at ODU?

HMSV 341:
Introduction to Human Services


Students will learn about human services, the helping process, and the role and function of the human service worker. Students will be exposed to local and state human services facilities. A grade of C or better is required. Prerequisites: ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C.

HMSV 339:
Interpersonal Relations


Students will learn concepts and theories of interpersonal relationships. Development of skills necessary for effective communication will be stressed. Prerequisites: ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for this program at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in this program should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 374

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,039

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


I like this program. What are the next steps?

Contact


Need help applying?

Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

No Image

Human Services Program Director


Name:

Jennifer Simmons


Location:

2130 EDUCATION BUILDING, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-4722


No Image

Human Services Online Program Director


Name:

Mark Rehfuss


Location:

2107 EDUCATION BUILDING, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5511


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Related Programs


What other options does ODU have?
goto top button request for information button apply now button
×

How would you like to complete your program?


Avatar
Face to Face
Avatar
Completely Online
Avatar
Unsure

Site Navigation

Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!