Behavioral Health

Requirements

Major & Minor Requirements:

Major: 54 credits
BH 201, 202, 204, 230, 303, 330, 402, 404, 405, 406, 407; PSY 101. The Behavioral Health Program also requires that students complete a Child Abuse Clearance, a PA Criminal Record Check and an FBI clearance including fingerprinting. Any arrest and/or conviction may or may not prohibit a BH student from participating in Practicum coursework, gaining future employment or continuing in graduate work toward licensure. Practicum-Specific Placement: Students will be required to complete two practicums within their area of concentration. Field placements will occur at facilities that are licensed or approved by the State of Pennsylvania. These additional 12 credits (and experience) will be critical in defining the student’s area of expertise (i.e., Addiction Studies, Mental Health, Child Welfare).

Choose any four courses within one of the following three concentrations:

Addiction Studies: BH 203, 220, 240, 304, 305, 306, 400, 411/413 (as appropriate), 414.

Mental Health: BH 203, 240, 300, 304, 306, 400, 411/413 (as appropriate), 414.

Child Welfare: SW 201, 202, 301; CJ 101, 175, 272 or 274, BH 300, 411/413 (as appropriate).

Related Area: 6 credits
PSY 208, 215

Minor: 21 credits
BH 201, 202, 203, 303, 330 and 2 approved electives from a specific area of concentration.

Certificate Program: 21 credits
BH 201, 202, 204, 303, 330 and 2 approved electives from a specific area of concentration.




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