Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): 2.0 GPA
Experiential Learning (EL): One EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
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.
Social Services Case Manager, Community Health Care Worker, Social Service Specialist, Community and Social Service Specialists, Correctional Officer, Protective Service Worker, Healthcare Support, Teacher Assistant, Healthcare Educator, Security Officer
Child & Family Specialist, Addictions, Counselor, Youth & Chemical Dependency Specialist, Social Worker, Education Teachers, Elementary, Education Teachers, Secondary, Kindergarten Teacher, Teacher and Instructor, All other, Nursing Assistant, Psychiatric Aides
Note 1: Modern Language Requirement
- Modern Language Level I - Choose from ASL 10100, SPAN 10100, FR 10100, GER 10100, or JPNS 10100.
- Modern Language Level II - Choose from ASL 10200, SPAN 10200, FR 10200, GER 10200, or JPNS 10200.
- Modern Language Level III - Choose from ASL 20100, SPAN 20100, FR 20100, GER 20100, or JPNS 20100.
- Modern Language Level IV - Choose from ASL 20200, SPAN 20200, FR 20200, GER 20200, or JPNS 20200.
Must complete 4 semesters of the same modern language.
Note 2: Quantitative Reasoning requirement can be met by any of these courses: MA 12301 or any higher-level MA course on the Quantitative Reasoning Core List .