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Community Social Services - Associate of Applied Science Degree

60 Credits
AAS 2262/AAS 3362
Degree Description

**This program is no longer accepting new applicants**

The A.A.S. degree entitles learners to the Designated Coordinator status in addition to having three years of work experience and applies to supervisory and middle management positions in human services settings licensed by the Consolidated Standards Rule.  Learners completing the A.A.S. degree must have certification in CPR and First Aid at the time of graduation.  These certifications may be completed through SCC or an employer.  The A.A.S. degree offers the graduates the option to continue their education at a four-year institution upon completion.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
CSS 1801 Direct Service Professionalism (3 Credits)
CSS 1802 Physical Developmental Supports I (3 Credits)
CSS 1804 Person Centered Planning (3 Credits)
CSS 1811 Facilitating Positive Behaviors (4 Credits)
CSS 1902 Physical Developmental Supports II (3 Credits)
CSS 1910 Community Social Service Internship (4 Credits)
CSS 1911 Community Social Service Internship Seminar (1 Credit)
CSS 1913 Supportive Interventions (4 Credits)
HC 1000 Medical Terminology (3 Credits)
HC 1934 Trained Medication Aide (2 Credits)
HCTC1886 Nursing Assistant (4 Credits)
OTEC1001 Computer Software for College (2 Credits)

Other Required Technical Courses

Students are responsible for these two courses outside of the credit totals for the program:
HLTH1950 CPR (1 Credit)
HLTH1952 First Aid (1 Credit)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (4 Courses)



To complete an AAS Degree, students must complete 24 credits from 3 of the 10 MnTC goal areas.

The following courses are required:
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)
SOWK100 Introduction to Social Work (3 Credits)
SOWK105 Social Welfare Services (3 Credits)
SOWK110 Community Social Service Projects (3 Credits)

Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives

Select an additional 11 credits of Liberal Arts and Sciences in consultation with your Advisor.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.