2020-2021 Catalog Fall Update

HSVC 320 Organizational Systems (SS)

This course is designed to introduce students to the study of the structure of human behavior in organizations, communities, and society; it covers basic principles of organizational behavior, systems thinking, group behavior, and community dynamics, especially as they apply to leading and managing organizations. 




  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Apply organizational behavior theory to practical situations related to human services fields.
  3. Assess the major influences on human behavior in organizations, at the individual and group levels.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of effective leadership skills.
  5. Explain how systems’ thinking applies in the context of human services organizations and community dynamics.