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Behavioral Health and Wellness

For students attending: Oakton 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 EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 202, 203, 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240). 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Science - Choose eleven hours from the following subjects:  Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, 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 the IAI designation.

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

OAKTON COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MAT 143 or MAT 125

Finite Mathematics or General Education Math

Math Elect

CIS 101 or CSC 155

Introduction to Computer Information Systems or C++ Computer Science I

CS 110 or 105

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 202

Social Psychology

PSYC 310

PSY 203

Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

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