Behavioral and Health Sciences

Targeting the needs of health-care providers who work in a variety of professional environments, this program provides a foundation in developmental, organizational, abnormal, and counseling psychology. Students complete an in-depth, work-based project focusing on the applications of behavioral health and neurorehabilitation in a specific professional environment.

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This program is intended for adults who have a minimum of 30 credits to apply to their BS degrees. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended, accredited colleges and universities. Credits include college-level courses in Writing, Math, Scientific Reasoning, History, Social Science, Humanities and Information Systems. (Please note: Information Systems training or coursework required within 5 years of enrollment in the program.)

 

General Education Core: 15 credits

  • HIST-321      Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • HUMN-310   Globalization and World Politics
  • SOC-310      The Social Science of the Workplace
  • COMM-320   Professional Communication Skills
  • CSSEM-499 Professional Studies Capstone Seminar

 Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits

  • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar
  • MGMT-361   Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
  • ECON-331    Economic Decision Making
  • STAT-311    Finding and Evaluation Statistical Data
  • FINC-323    Financial Decision Making
  • IT-201        Learning and Technology

Major Courses: 15 credits
Students take 5 of the 6 courses listed below:
(Introduction to Psychology is the prerequisite for all Psych courses)

  • PSYCH-201 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYCH-222 Counseling Psychology
  • PSYCH-213 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYCH-233 Interpersonal Relations and Small Group Dynamics
  • BEHLT-341 Behavioral Health and Neurorehabilitation
  • BEHLT-499 Applied Project in Behavioral Health and Neurorehabilitation

Free Electives: 12 credits

Call 215.951.2900 or email evening@PhilaU.edu for more information about this innovative program or to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor.