Do you find yourself drawn to people? Are you often in the position of mediator during family conflicts? Are you a good listener — the kind of person your friends count on to lend an ear and offer support? If so, a degree in Human Relations from Point University could take your natural talents and point them in the direction of a flourishing career. Human relations is the study of relations between people, particularly in a workplace or professional setting.

he Associate of Arts in Human Relations degree equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with a foundational knowledge of the helping profession. Our program combines theoretical perspectives from the social sciences and humanities, organizational studies, and Christian values. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in helping professions, and they may also continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations, Psychology or Criminal Justice.

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Do you find yourself drawn to people? Are you often in the position of mediator during family conflicts? Are you a good listener — the kind of person your friends count on to lend an ear and offer support? If so, a degree in Human Relations from Point University could take your natural talents and point them in the direction of a flourishing career. Human relations is the study of relations between people, particularly in a workplace or professional setting.

he Associate of Arts in Human Relations degree equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with a foundational knowledge of the helping profession. Our program combines theoretical perspectives from the social sciences and humanities, organizational studies, and Christian values. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in helping professions, and they may also continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations, Psychology or Criminal Justice.

Program Goals

Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.

  • Students develop a plan that analyzes and capitalizes on their strengths to achieve relational, academic, and professional success.
  • Graduates employ effective study habits and time management skills.
  • Graduates locate and use information resources
  • Graduates demonstrate basic computer literacy.
  • Graduates read with understanding, think critically, and develop reasoned arguments.
  • Graduates communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Graduates form, maintain, and enjoy healthy relationships with others, including persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Graduates work effectively to accomplish tasks both independently and within teams.

Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.

  • Graduates apply philosophical, literary, and artistic concepts to illuminate cultural artifacts and worldview issues.
  • Graduates apply religious, philosophical, psychological, social, political, economic, and cultural concepts to illuminate human behavior and social trends.
  • Graduates articulate and apply scientific concepts, principles, and methods.
  • Graduates apply mathematical concepts and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems and questions.

Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.

  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of the content of the Old and New Testaments.
  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of a Christian worldview and the role of believers in the Body of Christ.

Equip students with a basic theoretical foundation for understanding issues in human relations and related fields.

  • Students explain major elements of the psychological, physiological, developmental, and spiritual make-up of human beings. (DEV PSYC).
  • Students demonstrate effective listening and other basic counseling skills utilized in helping relationships.
  • Students compare and contrast the varieties of theories and techniques employed in psychology, sociology, and counseling.
  • Students analyze and utilize scholarly research to explore contemporary issues in psychology, sociology, and related fields.
  • Students demonstrate an integration of personal strengths and the application of professional standards and principles for helpers.
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS
  • Healthcare Worker
  • Human Resources
  • Office Administration
  • Daycare Employee
  • Child Advocacy
  • Church Staff
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