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Behavioral Health and Wellness

For students attending: South Suburban  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: English (103 - 208; NOT 121), History, Humanities, Humanities and Fine Arts, Music (115, 220, 221, 223), or Philosophy. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology or Urban Studies.  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose three courses from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, or Physics (NOT 115).  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose two courses with an IAI designation.

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

SSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MTH 161 or 115

Finite Mathematics or General Education Math

Math Elect

CS 121

Computer Programming

CS 105

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 204

Social Psychology

PSYC 310 

PSY 206

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 303 (see note 1) 

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