At Trevecca, we know how important getting a college degree is to you. We also know that life is busy and you may not have time to attend classes on campus. With you in mind, we created Trevecca Online to provide you with an accredited, affordable education completely online.
Whether you are seeking an entry-level service position or you plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in a related field, Trevecca will help get you there.
The Associate of Arts in Human Services program is designed to connect faith and service and their function within modern culture as seen through the lens of a Biblical perspective. While enrolled, you will learn more about communication skills, the role of non-government organizations in service, and building interpersonal relationships. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to enter the helping industry as an effective servant leader.
Not only will this program prepare you for the professional world, it will also provide you with skills that will benefit you in your everyday life. Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to develop a solution to a human services issue within the helping profession of your choice. Additionally, you will examine the relationship of Scripture and a Christian worldview with the world of human services.
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This course provides an overview of the fundamental practices and issues involved in the helping professions. Areas explored in this course include biblical theology and various professional theories of service and how these are impacted by complex issues. Students will develop their own personalized view of the helping professions as well as gaining an overview of subjects which will be addressed in depth in other courses of the major.
This course allows students to gain skills in communication for helping professions, including rapport building, interviewing, active listening, and documenting. Areas explored in this course include self-awareness, reflection, professional development, problem solving, diversity, and ethics. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Human Services
This course provides students to engage in concepts of the helping professions within the diversity of the US. Some of these include urban and rural settings, ethnic majority-minority interpersonal relationships, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds. Particular cultures will be studied for their backgrounds, acculturation processes, and personal perspectives on human services. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Human Services
The course examines the history and structure of public entities. Areas that will be examined include public service, public policy, and social welfare institutions. The student will gain an understanding of the change process on micro, mezzo, and macro levels and how these can be best utilized to serve general, at-risk, and vulnerable populations. Prerequisite: HS1000 Introduction to Human Services
This course allows students to describe and analyze contemporary social trends and opportunities. Students to discuss problems in positive terms with an emphasis on their roles in bring complex and ethical solutions to society through their professions. Prerequisite: HS1000 Introduction to Human Services
This course serves as an overview of the fundamental concepts of psychology. The perspective will be a biblical worldview in the areas of human development, intelligence, consciousness, and personality. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Understand the basic history of psychology
- Know the basics of the research process and how psychology is studied
- Evaluate conflicting ideas in psychology and accepted “truths” in our society, as well as personal beliefs.
- Describe and apply primary psychological theories to your own life and the world in general.
The course examines the history and structure of nongovernment organizations (NGOs), including churches, businesses, community and international relief agencies, to serve. Students will gain knowledge in how these can be best utilized to serve general, at-risk, and vulnerable populations. Prerequisite: HS1000 Introduction to Human Services
This course requires the student to utilize much of what he or she has already learned in previous courses and gives them the opportunity to apply that knowledge to the solution of an actual human services issue in the helping profession of his or her choice. The student will identify a significant social problem that they know well. The student will examine the issue using the knowledge they gained in previous courses and examine the related theories to identify and make appropriate recommendations.
This course empowers adult learners to make the transition back into education in the college environment. Learners will be introduced to communication, self-motivation, and critical thinking skills necessary for academic success at Trevecca Nazarene University.
This course encourages adult learners to use technology as an effective communication avenue to research and present information for life and learning. Learners will gain experience with technology tools, including Microsoft® Word and PowerPoint, that can be used throughout the student’s coursework to create documents and presentations and communicate those appropriately to academic and professional audiences.
This course emphasizes the tasks and skills involved in writing formal essays. The essay writing process is deconstructed into achievable milestones in order to increase writing proficiency. Grammar mechanics will be consistently practiced based on each student’s identified strengths and weaknesses. The course will conclude with an examination of types of writing found in the Bible.
This course builds upon existing knowledge of basic constructs and research skills for academic writing. Intellectual and analytical reasoning will be emphasized in continual research practices and writing throughout this course. Grammar mechanics will be consistently practiced through peer review methods. The course will conclude with strategies for research and reasoning applied to the Bible. (Prerequisite: EGL-1100 or equivalent)
This course will involve the study and application of the science and theory behind particular cognitions, attitudes, and techniques that are used to predict and manage human behavior within an organizational setting. The core methodologies covered include theories of motivation, cognitive psychology, leadership theories, ethics, performance management, team management, and organizational development.
Examines a Christ-centered biblical worldview as the basis for living a distinctly Christian life. Students will focus on evaluating ideas, values, and processes in personal and professional situations and developing the belief structure to orient themselves within their time and place in history and eternity.
Examines principles of leadership and service as a basis for living a meaningful life. Students will focus on evaluating their opportunities and responsibilities to influence and serve in personal, professional, and community situations and developing the foundational skills to enact change for good within their sphere of life.
Designed for students who seek to develop their personal career development for the purpose of job seeking and advancement. Students will work on resumes, mock interviewing, social media, networking and professionalism as it relates to their personal and professional goals.
Designed to engage students in dialogue with a variety of Western and Non-Western world literature, past and present.
An introductory course to basic personal financial principles. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, the following: budgeting, managing personal debt, insurance, taxes, and investments.
- Proof of high school graduation or GED certification
- Some proficiency with computer technology and reliable access to technology throughout the program
If you feel you may not meet these requirements, please fill out the form on the right to be connected with an enrollment specialist.
How am I going to pay for it?
- Federal loans and grants are available to all eligible students who complete a FAFSA
- Employer tuition reimbursement opportunities
- Monthly payments through Trevecca make fulfilling tuition requirements more manageable
- Military benefits such as Yellow Ribbon and GI Bills are accepted by Trevecca University
How do I qualify?
- Fill out your FAFSA. Based on your income, you will know how much federal financial aid you are eligible to receive.
- Talk to your employer about tuition reimbursement opportunities
- For military benefits, contact the Academic Records Office at 1.615.248.1268
How much will it cost?
|Tuition||Credit Hours||Program Length||Tuition Costs|
|$325/credit hour||60||30 months or less||$19,500|
Since 1901, Trevecca Nazarene University has been dedicated to bringing Nashville students an unmatched education through exceptional teaching. Now the same education is available any time, anywhere through Trevecca Online, allowing you to receive the education you want with the flexibility you need.
Trevecca's cohort model of instruction provides you with a close-knit group of fellow students who will be on the same educational journey from the first day of classes until graduation. All classwork is completed through Blackboard, an interactive and innovative online learning system that allows you to communicate quickly with fellow students and your professors.
When you choose Trevecca, you choose a network of professors and faculty who are dedicated to seeing you grow in both your education and your spiritual life. For this reason, the curriculum of the Associate of Arts in Human Services program is designed to link your education to the cultivation of a multifaceted Christian worldview. Through applying your Christian beliefs to your education, you will emerge from the program as a more well-rounded professional and be more prepared to work as a servant leader.
At Trevecca, we want to help you acquire the necessary skills to become the best of what you want to be. With Trevecca Online, you have the opportunity to receive an exceptional, personalized education completely online.