Human Services (BAS)

Bachelor of Applied Science

Mental Health

The WU Human Services Department offers an emphasis area in Mental Health with its Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Human Services. Human Services courses at the undergraduate level combine general education, human services coursework and internships, along with an emphasis area that includes 15 hours of coursework. The emphasis in Mental Health takes a multidisciplinary perspective, with courses such as Eastern Therapies in Intervention and Treatment, Mental Health and Aging, Personal and Community Prevention, Mass Victimization and Mental Health, Disaster Response and Recovery, Hate and Bias Crime, Peacemaking, and Death and Dying. Coursework provides knowledge and skills to help students learn ways to address the needs of people, their families and communities, and to help create conditions that promote the health and well-being for all in our society.

Contact Us

Washburn University
Human Services Department
Benton Hall Room 311
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621
Phone: 785.670.2116
Fax: 785.670.1027