Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

Associate of Science in Human Services

Follow your calling to serve through an interdisciplinary program that prepares you for real-world influence. Our associate in human services degree, anchored in faith, equips you to reach your potential to serve a world in need.

Program Learning Outcomes

At Cornerstone University, we’re committed to preparing you for real-world influence in your world for Christ. The Associate of Science in Human Services program centers around advancing your knowledge, skills and experience in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge; applied knowledge and collaborative learning; intellectual skills; civic and global learning; and biblical worldview integration.

01

Proficiency in Terminology, Theories, Concepts, Practices and Skills

Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the terminology, theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to the field of human services.

  • Describe the core theories and major terminology relevant to the study of human services.
  • Apply principles from human services in solving problems.
  • Demonstrate the use of ethical decision-making in human services.
  • Articulate the current issues related to the field of human services.
02

Competency in Applying Knowledge to Address Real-Life Problems

Exhibit competency in applying your knowledge to address real-life problems through both individual and group effort.

  • Demonstrate professional skills appropriate to the degree program.
  • Analyze at least one concept from the field of human services in light of a problem outside of the classroom.
  • Provide evidence of the ability to collaborate with others in achieving shared objectives.
  • Exhibit communication skills including written, oral and digital technology forms.
03

Integration of Traditional and Non-Traditional Cognitive Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Intercultural Competence

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues. This will include issues related to understanding diversity and developing cultural awareness in human services professions.

05

Articulation of a Christ-Centered Worldview

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues. In particular, you will demonstrate understanding of the integration of Christian worldview and human services.

Here at Cornerstone, you won’t just get a textbook delivery. For every professor, the subject they teach means something to their heart, which brings a different type of learning style and environment to the classroom.

Mose Stamps (A.S. ’17)

Related Programs

Continue your path in pursuing your calling by continuing with a bachelor’s degree. Persevere in the same format as you take your experience even farther.

Want to Learn More About CU?

Connect With CU

Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.