Human Services

HS Credits for 2 Year Program:
Year 1 – 3.0 Elective Credits
Year 2 – 2.0 Elective Credits and 1.0 Social Studies Credit
VT Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements (PBGRs)​: BTC is currently in the process of
aligning PBGRs for Grade 11-12 Programs.
Industry Recognized Certifications: ​American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & Automated
External Defibrillator Certification for infant, child and adult; First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens
Dual Enrollment/College Credit: ​CCV: (12 credits) Introduction to Early Childhood Education,
Curriculum Development for Early Childhood Education, and Communication in the Early
Childhood Education & Afterschool Workplace.

This program provides the foundational knowledge and skills needed to work with a diverse group of people in entry level professions such as mental health, community development, respite and health organizations, and education. The study of human growth and development sets the framework for discoveries, discussions, and presentations of various topics (such as human behavior, brain development, and developmental psychology). Students sharpen their interpersonal communication skills, reflect on and assess human behavior in a variety of
settings, and have opportunities to develop projects that make a difference in their communities. Students participate in work-based learning by partnering with industry professionals and through working in community agencies and organizations. Students have the opportunity to work with preschool children in our on-site preschool classroom.

Most of our students go on to colleges/universities to pursue degrees in psychology, education, social work. Other students go directly into the workforce related to our program of study.

Prerequisites/Recommended Skills:
8th Grade reading level and recommended experience using Google and Microsoft Office applications.

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