This major features a track in social work. This degree plan includes a practicum in the student’s chosen field of study. Graduate studies normally are required to certify for practice in most agencies and for licensure as a private therapist.

Requirements for the BS in Behavioral Science
General Education Core 49
SOC 2023 OR SOC 2453 recommended (Human Institutions/Behavior) 3
Behavioral Science Major 27
PSY 2013 General Psychology 3
PSY 2223 Life Span Development 3
Choose one:

  • PSY 3013 Psychology of Personality
  • PSY 3093 History and Systems of Psychology
3
PSY 3303 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
PSY 3323 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 3
PSY 3403 Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling 3
PSY 3423 Diversity and Cross-Cultural Psychology 3
SWK 4893 Field Practicum 3
PSY 4943 Ethics in Behavioral Science 3
Track: Social Work 18
  • PSY 3413 Substance Abuse and Addictive Behaviors OR                PSY 4423 Psychology of Group Processes
  • SWK 2013 Introduction to Social Work
  • SWK 3003 Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • SWK 3103 Social Welfare and Public Policy
  • SWK 4403 Social Work Practice I
  • SWK 4413 Social Work Practice II
Minor (recommended) 18
Electives 16
TOTAL FOR BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE MAJOR 128