Behavioral Science

Human Services - Behavioral Health

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Human Services/Behavioral Health Concentration program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in human/social services, psychology, and sociology. The curriculum has two options. One is a degree completion option for those with an associate's degree or higher. Both options can be completed 100% online.

Why Behavioral Health?

The Behavioral Health concentration prepares students to enter a career field related to a variety of service delivery agencies, helping professions, or counseling. In addition, it provides excellent preparation for pursuing a graduate degree in several disciplines, to include human services, social work, psychology, counseling, and others.

Coursework Details

Courses are structured in a convenient 7-week flexible path format for working adults that gives the learner the opportunity to complete at an accelerated rate. Skilled and experienced professors with real world expertise instruct the courses and work with the learner to expand their knowledge and improve skills. Learners are required to possess a high school diploma before enrolling in the Bachelor of Human Services program. Students can enroll with or without an associate's degree.

General Education (30 credit hours) - courses in communications, literature, statistics, humanities, fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural science, and Christian Studies. These are viewed as being the liberal arts component of a degree and are foundational to upper division courses.

Core Courses (45 credit hours) - courses in human services

Cognate Courses (6 credit hours)

Major Electives (9 credit hours) - 200-level and above courses in human services concentration areas.

General Electives (30 credit hours) – courses that permit students to take additional work in subjects that interest them and that will be helpful in their careers. It is important to consult with an advisor when selecting electives.