HACC & Penn College Articulation Agreement

HACC & Penn College Articulation Agreement

Keep your momentum going

HACC and Penn College have established an articulation agreement that allows you to seamlessly transfer into Penn College's Human Services & Restorative Justice bachelor-degree program. You'll be awarded a minimum of 30 credits for your Social Services, A.A. degree but could qualify for up to 39 credits based on other courses you've taken.

With a bachelor's degree in Human Services & Restorative Justice you'll gain advanced knowledge and skills, unlocking a wide range of career opportunities. Through program-sponsored events and an internship you'll have opportunities to expand your professional network and acquire the experience needed to make a profound impact on the lives of individuals and communities. 

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  • Probation officer
  • Social services caseworker
  • Child protective services worker
  • Drug and alcohol counselor
  • Youth development counselor
  • Corrections officer
  • Restorative justice coordinator
  • Information, Technology & Society (CSC124)
  • Criminal Justice (HSJ263)
  • Human Services & Restorative Justice Application Elective (HSJ)
  • Management & Administration in Government & Non-Profit Agencies (HSJ240)
  • HSJ311 Community & Organizational Change (HSJ311)
  • Families in Crisis (HSJ261)
  • Human Services Application Elective – 300 Level (HSA)
  • Human Services Application Elective – 400 Level (HSB)
  • Open Elective (OEA)
  • Mathematics Elective (MTH) or
  • Topics in Mathematics (MTH153) or
  • Business Statistics (MTH157) or
  • Statistics for Health & Behavioral Sciences (MTH159) or
  • Statistics for STEM Fields with Computer Applications (MTH161)
  • Core Arts Perspective (ARP)


  • Human Services Application Elective – 400 Level (HSB)
  • Legal Advocacy (HSJ401)
  • Research Methods (SOC113)
  • Open Elective (OEA)
  • **SOC111 Introduction to Sociology (SOC111) or
  • **Global & Cultural Diversity Perspective Elective (CDP)
  • Human Services Application Elective – 300 Level (HSA)

**If a student has not completed SOCI201 at HACC, SOC111 must be taken at PCT.**If a student has completed SOCI205 at HACC or taken an HSA or HSB course at Penn College that fulfills the Global & Cultural Diversity Perspective Elective requirement, they are exempt from taking an additional Global & Cultural Diversity Perspective Elective course.

  • Internship II (HSJ455)
  • Capstone (HSJ495)
  • United States Survey from 1877 to Present (HIS146)

Penn College Transfer Student Scholarship

Available to students transferring to Penn College for their bachelor's degree.

Admissions Scholarship

Available to full-time transfer students who have a history of contributing to their school, local, and/or work community.

Cunningham Family Scholarship

Available to full-time transfer students who are eligible for financial aid. 

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Meet the Makers

Get to know our Human Services & Restorative Justice community by exploring this collection of student, alumni, and faculty stories.

On the Podcast

Dr. Craig Miller, History Professor, and recent Human Services & Restorative Justice grad Ashlee Felix-Taveras discuss prison education and restorative justice in this can't miss episode of the Tomorrow Makers podcast.

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Human Services & Restorative Justice students have the opportunity to take their education around the world. Students recently completed a service learning experience in Alaska. Read about their experience →

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