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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semster 2000

Applied Behavioral Science (ABESC) - ARCHIVE

PROFESSOR CLEMMIE GILPIN, COORDINATOR, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education

The Applied Behavioral Science major helps students prepare for careers that provide direct service to individuals in need of assistance. These careers are in a variety of human services both in the public and private sectors or in personnel-related positions such as human resources.

Graduates may also pursue advanced degrees in fields such as community psychology and counseling. The strengths of the program include: internships directly related to the studentís area of interest, flexibility in course selection that allows students to focus on particular interests, a solid foundation of knowledge on which to build skills, and skill development courses.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits (Sem: 1-4)
(See description of General Education Course Requirements in front of Bulletin)

Semester 1-4 completed at another location.

ELECTIVES: 26 credits
11 credits 100-200 level (Sem: 1-4)
15 credits 300-400 level (Sem: 5-8)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 50 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (14 credits) (Sem: 5-8)
SCLSC 320 (4), BESC 395 (3-9)
BESC 472 (4), PSYC 482 (3)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (21 CREDITS)
Select 3 credits from: PSYC 403 (3), 405 (3), 406 (3), (HDFS 229 may be substituted for PSYC 405) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from: BESC 370 (3) or SOCIO 384 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from: BESC 407 (3), 408 (3), 410 (3), 459 (3), or PSYC 421 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from: BESC 301 (3) or 461 (3), PSYC 415 (3), SOCIO 372 (3) or 440 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from: AFRAS 412 (3), PSYC 465 (3), SOCIO 463 (3), 484 (3) or 486 (3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from: BESC 376 (3) or 468 (3), SOCIO 462 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES (15 credits)
3 credits of 100-200 level social science (Sem: 1-4)
6 credits from School of Public Affairs (Sem: 5-8)
6 credits from School of Humanities (Sem: 5-8)

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 7/1/98

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