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    Sep 22, 2020  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Service Management and Leadership, BS

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(Offered only at UNT Dallas.)

This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a professional career in one of the many occupational areas within the field of human and social services. The program is structured to accommodate students who transfer to UNT from community colleges. A major strength of the program is its close affiliation with employers and service providers within the Dallas–Fort Worth region.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in human service management and leadership include the following.

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Public Affairs and Community Service  requirements.

Major requirements

Completion of a minimum of 33 hours from the human service curriculum, of which 27 must be advanced.

Students should complete 3000-level courses before enrolling in 4000-level courses. Prerequisites are given in course descriptions and in the online schedule of classes at

Specialization/certificate program requirements

A minimum of 12 hours in one of the approved human services specialization or certificate programs. Advanced-level course work is required for these areas.

Other course requirements

Students are strongly advised to take the following courses as part of their associate degree curriculum, the UNT core curriculum or as elective course work:

  • A biology course with emphasis on human body systems
  • Introduction to psychology
  • A course in cultural diversity
  • Technical writing


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Students are responsible for completing the total minimum hours required for the degree.

Other requirements

  • At least 24 hours of upper-division work in residence

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