Degree Programs - Requirements

Course Type Course Number & Title Cr.
Core Communications COM*H100 Introduction to Communications 3
Core Communications ENG*H101 Composition 3
Core Humanities ENG*H102 Literature and Composition 3
Core Mathematics MAT*H167 Principles of Statistics 3
Core Science BIO*H105 Introduction to Biology 4
Program Science BIO*H110 Principles of the Human Body 3
Core Behavioral Science PSY*H111 General Psychology I 3
Program Behavioral Science PSY*H112 General Psychology II 3
Program Behavioral Science SOC*H101 Principles of Sociology 3
Program Behavioral Science SOC*H201 Contemporary Social Issues 3
Program Behavioral Science ANT*H101 Introduction to Anthropology 3
Program Behavioral Science Any Behavioral Science (ANT, PSY, SOC) course 3
Program Behavioral Science Any Behavioral Science (ANT, PSY, SOC) course 3
Core Social Science Any Social Science (ECN, GEO, HIS, POL) course 3
Program Social Science Any Social Science (ECN, GEO, HIS, POL) course 3
Core Arts or Humanities Any Arts course or Humanities course† 3
Program Humanities Modern Language course†† 3
Program Humanities Modern Language course†† 3
Program Business CSA*H105 Introduction to Software Applications 3
General Elective Any credit course 3
TOTAL CREDITS 61

see page 50 for listing of Arts and Humanities Courses

†† Students who have completed 3 years of a modern language in high school may have satisfied this requirement and can substitute 6 credits of Liberal Arts electives. Students should consult with their advisor to select appropriate courses.

Degree Programs - Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Present a well-written research report that demonstrates the ability to think and write critically.
  2. Present oral reports before a group.
  3. State the major theories, processes, and research methods important in psychology.
  4. State the major theories, concepts, and research methods important in sociology.
  5. Read and explain the presence and importance of behavioral science concepts in literature.
  6. Use basic psychological concepts in applied settings and circumstances.
  7. Evaluate the causes and consequences of perceived differences and inequalities among groups of people.
  8. Describe a conceptual framework for the origin of man and the development of culture.
  9. Use microcomputers to complete research in the behavioral sciences.
  10. Use statistical methods for behavioral science research.
  11. Describe the basic biological processes involved in human genetics, evolution, and physiology.
  12. Evaluate the perceived differences among groups of people.
  13. Critically analyze the effects of biological forces on the behaviors of groups and individuals.