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  Oct 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Behavioral Sciences, BA


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The Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences (BABS) is designed to give students the necessary background for entry-level employment in social services, currently one of the fastest-growing fields in the Midwest. It also provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue graduate work in psychology or sociology.

Degree Requirements


PNW General Education Core (30 Credits Minimum)


Speech Communication (3 Credits)


Quantitative Reasoning (3 Credits)


Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Select from the Natural Science Core list

Technology (3 Credits)


Select from the Technology Core list

Supplemental Core (30 Credits)


Modern Language (6 Credits)


U.S. Tradition (3 Credits)


Western Heritage (3 Credits)


Global Cultures (3 Credits)


Literature and the Arts (3 Credits)


Racial and Ethnic Diversity (3 Credits)


Gender Issues (3 Credits)


Social Ethics (3 Credits)


Individual and Society (3 Credits)


Electives (48 Credits)


Psychology Elective Courses (6 Credits)


(2) Psychology elective courses at 200 level +

Sociology Elective Courses (6 Credits)


(2) Sociology elective courses at 200 level +

History Elective (3 Credits)


Anthropology Elective Course (3 Credits)


Anthropology elective course at 200 level +

Anthropology, Sociology, or Psychology Courses (6 Credits)


(2) Anthropology, Sociology, or Psychology Courses at 300 level +

Free Electives (24 Credits)


Total 120 Credits Required


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