- Undergrad Program
- HDFS in PDX
- Graduate Program
- HDFS Faculty and Staff
If you pursue the HDFS Human Services Option, you’ll explore collaborative, strengths-based methods to resolve individual, family and community problems.
You’ll develop cultural competency to engage in ethical helping practices that promote human dignity, social justice and empowerment. You’ll also learn effective helping skills such as empathy, rapport building and active listening. You’ll gain an understanding of the social and human service delivery systems and will complete at least two internship experiences.
Once you graduate, you will be prepared to pursue career and/or graduate work in fields such as human development and family sciences, counseling, marriage and family therapy, nonprofit administration, social work and more.
Visit Undergraduate Academic Advising to pursue this program.
Use the general catalog to view courses offered in the program.
Use an option sheet (pdf) to track your progress in completing course requirements.
Degree maps are guides to give students an idea of which classes they may take and when. These samples are intended for information purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor to create a personalized degree plan.
HDFS Sample Degree Map (pdf)
Schedule an academic advising appointment.
The Graduate School Pathways slides feature graduate programs in the state of Oregon most closely affiliated with the Human Services field.
The Career Pathways slides highlight the most common career choices in Human Services.
*May require post-baccalaureate/graduate/professional education to qualify or certify for employment.