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Behavioral Health and Wellness

For students attending: Harper College
Who plan to major in: Behavioral Health and Wellness

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not 101, 102). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 215), Economics (not 115), Geography (not 112), Political Science, Psychology (not 210 or 230), or Sociology (not 101 or 215).  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose 11 hours from the following subjects.  Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Astronomy 101.  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives – Choose five courses with an IAI designation

II. Required courses for the Behavioral Health and Wellness degree:

HARPER COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 124 or
MTH 134

Finite Mathematics or Calculus for Social Scientists

Math Elect 

CIS 106

Computer Logic and Programming Technology

CS 110

PSY 230

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 303 (see note 1)

SOC 215

Introductory Social Psychology

PSYC 310 

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

SOC 200

 

Note 1) Required for the Health Psychology specialization only.

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018