Students can find out who their advisor is by checking Self Service. If no advisor is listed, students should contact Student Services at the Perry Health Sciences Campus. In general, advisors in the Human services programs are assigned as follows:

  • Human Services students in the general program: Mr. Daniels
  • Human Services/Substance Abuse students whose last name beings with A-K: Ms. Edgerton
  • Human Services/Substance Abuse students whose last name beings with L-Z: Mr. Little
  • Human Services/Mental Health students: Dr. Harvel
  • Human Services/Gerontology students: Dr. Harvel

Students should contact advisors on a regular basis for information and planning assistance. Advisors can be contacted in person during office hours or by phone or email. Advisors will have appointment sign-up sheets on their office doors two weeks before registration periods begin. 

Students can print Program Planning Guides from this website or access the catalog for a list of classes. Program planning guides will have classes listed as Fall I and Fall II, Spring I and Spring II, according to the program planning guides, to help students take classes at the right time and stay on track to complete their programs. 

Students can access program evaluations on WebAdvisor by clicking on the link on the lower right, clicking on their program code, and then clicking submit. The evaluation will tell students which classes are still needed according to the year that they entered the program. 

If certain classes are no longer offered, students can usually take new HSE classes in their place. Advisors can provide more details.  

Students can find out if a course has prerequisites or corequisites by reviewing the course description on this site, in WebAdvisor, or in the WakeTech Catalog online. 

The following classes have NO prerequisites and will generally be offered every semester:

  • HSE 110 (HSE 135 recommend co-req but not required)
  • HSE 135 Orientation Lab I
  • SAB 110 Substance Abuse Overview

In following classes have No prerequisites and are offered as designated on the program planning guides:

  • HSE 226 Intellectual disabilities (specific to the mental health concentration)
  • SWK 110 Introduction to Social Work (specific to the general human services track)

These classes have a MATH and ENG prerequisites and students should see the course descriptions or speak with an advisor for more information:

  • MHA 155: Psychological Assessment (specific to the mental health concentration)
  • MHA 240: Advocacy (specific to the mental health concentration)

All other classes have a prerequisite of DRE098 (completion of or testing out of Developmental English/Reading) or ENG 002. Some courses have additional prerequisites. Students should see the course descriptions or speak with an advisor for more information.