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Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science

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Suggested Course Sequencing

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

Fall Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HUM 102 First Year Experience 3 credits
  General Education - Visual and Performing Arts 3 credits
ENG 100 English Composition I 3 credits
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
SOC 110 Intro to Human Services & Community Mental Health 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Spring Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
COS 103 Introduction to Information Technology 4 credits
ANT 100 Introduction to Anthropology 3 credits
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 credits
ENG 101 English Composition II 3 credits
MAT 351 Statistics I 3 credits
Total 16 Credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  General Education Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits
SSC 241 Writing & Critical Analysis in Behavioral & Social Sciences 3 credits
COM 200 Speech 3 credits
  MHRT/C or Minor Elective 3 credits
  General Education - Natural Science 4 credits
Total 16 credits

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  MHRT or Minor Elective 9 credits
  General Education - History 3 credits
  General Education - Foreign Languages 3 credits
  General Education - Literature 3 credits
Total 18 credits

 

Fall Semesters Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
SSC 340 Research Methods 3 credits
  MHRT or Minor Electives 6 credits
 
Upper-level ANT/SOC/PSY
9 credits
Total 18 credits

Spring Semesters Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
SSC 440 Research Methods and Theory Capstone I* 3 credits
  MHRT or Minor Electives 6 credits
  Upper-level ANT/SOC/PSY 6 credits
Total 15 credits

*If not completing PSY 497 Community Behavioral Health Internship


Fall and Spring Semesters Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
SSC 441 Senior Research OR 3 credits
    PSY 497     Community Behavioral Health Internship (Capstone) 9 credits
  MHRT or Minor Electives 6-12 credits
  ANT/PSY/SOC Upper-level electives 6-12 credits
Total 24-36 credits

Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science, graduates must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of credit;
  2. Complete a minimum of 45 hours of upper level credits (300 or higher);
  3. Maintain a minimum, cumulative grade point average of 2.0;
  4. Complete program required courses with a grade of C or better