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Earn Your Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Counseling.

Up to date courses will prepare you as a direct care mental health professional.

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Plan of Study - See below.

 

Saturday Scholars Plan of Study

90 general education credits must be earned either at Drexel or another institution in addition to the Behavioral Health Counseling courses listed.fakeout single pixel

Course Area Requirements

Semester Credits

Quarter Credits

English

6

9

This requirement is met by taking two semesters of college-level English writing courses, usually English Composition I and II.

Social Science and Humanities

21

31.5

This generally includes college-level courses selected from sociology, anthropology, history, psychology, geography, economics, political science, and related courses. Humanities includes fine arts, folklore, foreign languages, literature, music, mythology, philosophy, religion, speech, and theater. Studio courses in art and music do not satisfy this requirement.

Natural (Life) Science

6

9

Included are courses in biology, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology. Four-unit lab courses are accepted, with the extra unit counted as one elective unit.

Mathematics or Statistics

6

9

Two college-level math courses at the intermediate algebra level or higher, with one a statistics course, is recommended.

Computer Studies or Communications

3

4.5

Generally a computer literacy or applications course will suffice, or a course in public speaking, debate, or similar course emphasizing effective communication processes.

Electives

18

27

Any non-remedial courses part of an approved curriculum that have at least an implied theoretical base may be used as a general elective. Courses such as typing, baking, square dancing, or word processing, which emphasize only training in a particular skill, are not acceptable.

Total

60

90

YEAR 1 - Fall term

Credits
BACS 100 Life-Span Human Development
3
BACS 200 Foundations of Behavioral Health Care
3
BACS 220 Counseling Theory and Practice
3
BACS 210 Behavioral Disorders
3
Total
12

YEAR 1 - Winter term

Credits
BACS 234 Intro to Addictive Disorders
3
BACS 255 Multicultural Counseling Perspectives
3
BACS 232 Ethics and Prof Responsibility
3
BACS 325 Psychopharmacology for Counselors
3
Total
12

YEAR 1 - Spring term

Credits
BACS 350 Child Psychopathology
3
BACS 236 Psych Rehab Practices & Principles
3
BACS 405 Family-Focused Interventions
3
BACS 420 Psych Rehab Competencies
3
Total
12

YEAR 1 - Summer term

Credits
BACS 301 Group Counseling I
3
BACS 410 Child & Adolescent Support Services
3
BACS 412 Group Counseling II
3
BACS 401 Assessment &Treatment Planning
3
Total
12

YEAR 2 - Fall term

Credits
BACS 304 Cognitive Behavioral Counseling
3
BACS 312 Case Management Methods
3
BACS 404 Cognitive- Behavioral Counseling II
3
BACS 320 Crisis and Brief-Intervention Counseling
3
Total
12

YEAR 2 - Winter term

Credits
BACS 411 Forensic MH Services
3
BACS 310 Recovery & Relapse Prevention Methods
3
BACS 230 Genetics and Mental Health
3
BACS 368 Addict Counseling - Special Populations
3
Total
12

YEAR 2 - Spring term

Credits
BACS 365 Preventing Sub. Use Disorders
3
BACS 367 Addiction Counseling Interventions
3
BACS 490 Senior Research Project
3
BACS 414 Co-occurring Disorders
3
Total
12

YEAR 2 - Summer term

Credits
BACS 370 Gambling Addictions
3
BACS 499 Independent Study
3
Total
6


Total for the Major

90