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Behavioral Health and Wellness

For students attending: McHenry County 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: Art (150, 151, 171-174); English (240-277), History, Music (151-154), or Philosophy (not 155). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 255), Economics, Geography (202-220), Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. 
  • 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, or Physics.  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:

MCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 165 or 170

College Algebra and Trigonometry or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

PRG 105 or CSC 121

Programming Logic or Computer Science I

CS 105 or CS 110

PSY 151

Intro to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 265

Social Psychology

PSYC 310

PSY 275

Abnormal Psych

PSYC 303 (see note 1)

SOC 151

Intro 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