Behavioral Health Bachelor of Arts Degree

Bachelor Degree in Behavioral Health Curriculum

Liberal Arts Core (54/55 credits)*
General Elective Requirements (as needed)**


Behavioral Health Major Requirements (54 Credits):

BH 201 Foundations of Addictions
BH 202 Origins of Mental Illness
BH 204 Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy
BH 230 Assessment and Evaluation
BH 303 Counseling Techniques I
BH 305 Group Counseling I
BH 310 Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
BH 330 Crisis Intervention
BH Practicums (12 credits)

Students must also choose 3 major elective courses from BH, CJ, PSY or SW (6 credits must be at 300-400 level)


Related Required Coursework
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 208 Human Development Across Life Span
PSY 215 Multicultural Issues in Psychology

*Students entering the program with 70+ credits or an associates degree must complete 30/31 Liberal Arts Core credits.

**A total of 123 credits including 3 credits in a human diversity course are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree. To adhere to Franciscan Values, community service hours are also required. In addition, at least 30 credits at the 300/400 level must be taken at Alvernia University.




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