HSER 002

Background Check Workshop

Undergraduate credit
Effective August 19, 2017 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This non-credit workshop is for students who declare a major in Human Services or Alcohol and Drug Counseling. It facilitates the process of completing a background check through the Minnesota Department of Human Services. All students in these majors must complete a background check by their second semester as a declared HSER BS, BHS, or ADC major. These majors require a practicum and practicum sites have set standards for background check results. Payment for the background check to the Minnesota Department of Human Services is the responsibility of the student. Results of the background check are sent to the student and to the background check administrator at Metropolitan State University's academic Department of Human Services. Results can be used to guide the student's course of study.

Special information

Note: This non-credit workshop is required for all students who declare a major in Human Services or Alcohol and Drug Counseling. This workshop must be completed before students register for their second semester as a declared Human Services or Alcohol and Drug Major. This workshop requires students to pay the MN Department of Human Services for a background check.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Students will complete a background check with the Minnesota Department of Human Services.