Community Studies Program

The Community Studies (with emphasis in Direct Services) degree and certificate are considered applied sociology programs.

Sociological theory and perspectives provide the foundation for students to work as paraprofessionals at the assistant level, under the supervision of workers with professional degrees.

Students may perform a variety of entry level, social service organization functions including resource development and referral, client screening, assessments, consultation, reports and record keeping.

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Community Studies Program of Study

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    Community Studies

    Associate in Arts Degree
    Program Information
    Community Studies is an applied sociology program that provides a foundation for students to explore the social services, community development practices, and social justice efforts… MORE >>

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    Community Studies

    Certificate of Achievement
    Program Information
    Community Studies is an applied sociology program that provides a foundation for students to explore the social services, community development practices, and social justice efforts to… MORE >>