Program Overview

An undergraduate minor in Human Services is designed for persons interested in the human services disciplines, as well as paraprofessionals without formal training in human services delivery. The program introduces students to the study and practice of human services and offers guidance on potential careers in fields such as counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, and others.  

Minor Requirements

The minor requires completing 18 credit hours of COUN coursework.

Who is Eligible?

Students admitted to an undergraduate Accelerated Online Program and students otherwise interested in an undergraduate online education option are eligible for the minor in Human Services. Still, it is important to determine whether this minor is suitable. Interested students should connect with an academic advisor or reach out to the College of Education & Human Sciences by calling 505-277-3190 or emailing

Program of Study

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

COUN 1110

Introduction to Human Services


COUN 1120

Introduction to Helping Skills


COUN 2110

Introduction to Group Dynamics


COUN 2120

Life Designing and Career Development in Human Services


EDPY 303

Human Growth and Development



Elective Courses in COUN





It is possible to complete the elective requirement in the online format. Current online COUN courses are displayed here.

Contact your advisor to plan your personal program of study.

At a Glance

Major Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

College/School: College of Education and Human Sciences

Tuition: Regular tuition and fees apply


Website: Counselor Education
Phone: 505-277-3190