Students enrolled in the Human Services Program at Wharton County Junior College participated in the field trip to Springfield College’s campus in Houston on April 21. An orientation was given by administrative staff, Maribel Barrera and Grace Dada of Springfield under the direction of Dr. Isaac Williams, Assistant Dean and Campus Director. Students were allowed to observe required senior class presentations of projects created and implemented within communities in the greater Houston area. Students were introduced to a number of faculty and members of Springfield’s student body in describing their experiences in obtaining their bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Springfield College is a unique program which holds its classes on the firsts two weekends of every month which allows students to be employed full-time while pursuing an advanced degree. WCJC’s Human Services Program offers a certificate and an associate’s of applied science degree in Human Services training students to meet client needs in a variety of settings. The Human Services Program has an articulation agreement with Springfield College which allows the transfer of credits with little credit loss for the student pursuing his or her education beyond the associate degree level to the bachelor’s level.
For additional information regarding the Human Services Program, contact Victoria Schultz 281-239-1566 or Shayna Vasquez (program secretary) 979-532-6393 or visit www.wcjc.edu. For additional information regarding Springfield College, Houston Campus, visit www.springfieldcollege.edu/shs.