Close Menu

Behavioral Health and Wellness

For students attending: Moraine Valley Community 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 COM 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy (not PHIL 110 or 111), Art 110 or 205 - 209, Music 106 or 107, Theater 105, 107, 110 or 111, or COM 102. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 100), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 101, 202, or 205), Social Science, or Sociology (not 101). 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  •  E. Science Electives -  Choose 11 hours from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology.
  • F. Free Electives -  Choose five courses with an IAI designation.

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

MVCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 120 or 143

General Education Mathematics or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

MIS 105 or CSC 140

Programming Principles or Introduction to Computer Science

CS 110 or 105

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 202

Social Psychology

PSYC 310 

PSY 205

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 303 (see note 1)

SOC 101

General 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