What do you get with a human services minor? A healthy mix of psychology, sociology and real-life experience.

a view from a library window onto a campus green space, with buildings in the distanceAre you majoring in criminal justice? A minor in human services could hone your organizational, analytical and management skills and get you on the fast track to leadership roles.

Thinking about becoming a school counselor? An internship working with a school system sure would look nice on your resume.

Or maybe you’re interested in young people and helping them within the legal system? Couple your empathy and knowledge with a better understanding of what makes people tick.

The Human Services Minor Breakdown

To earn a human services minor from Wingate University, you complete a blend of human services, psychology and sociology courses. These bolster your counseling skills, and give you a better understanding of childhood and adolescent development. You also develop strong analytical and organizational skills throughout these courses.

Additionally, all human services minors gain hands-on experience by completing a 100-hour practicum. You can choose to fulfill your practicum hours by working with a variety of organizations, including:

  • Autism support services
  • Community shelters
  • Domestic violence facilities
  • Non-profit organizations
  • School counseling centers

To earn a human services minor at Wingate University, you must complete 15 hours of select courses, plus your practicum.

Contact Us

Do you think minoring in human services sounds like a good fit for you? Then email Dr. Aaron Culley to get started.