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Behavioral Health and Wellness

For students attending: Prairie State 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 RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities –  Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 121-131, ENG 211 and above, HIST, HUMAN or PHILO (not 203).
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANTHR, GEOG, POLSC, PSYCH, SOCSC, or SOCIO. 
  • 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, Geology or Physics. At least two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose five courses with an IAI designation.

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

PSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MATH 157 or 155

Calculus for Social Science or Finite Mathematics

Math Elect

ITPRG 103 or 144

Introduction to Programming Logic or C++ Programming I

CS 110 or CS 105

PSYCH 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSYCH 215

Introduction to Social Psychology

PSYC 310

PSYCH 203 or 204

Abnormal Psychology or Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSYC 303  or
PSYC 301(see note 1)

SOCIO 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