Bachelor of Behavioral Science Degree (BBS)

General Outline for the Bachelor of Behavioral Science Degree

Major  (Minimum 30 Credits)

Minor (Minimum 18 Credits)

Core Curriculum (BBS)

First Year Seminar (3 credits; 1 course)

FYSM 1300First Year Seminar: Gateway

3

Total Credit Hours:3
Honors Program students take HONR 1301

Biblical Studies (6 credits; 2 courses)

BIBL 1301Old Testament Survey

3

BIBL 1302New Testament Survey

3

RELI 2345The Religious and Philosophical Life

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Communication (3 credits; 1 course)

COMM 1301Speech Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Writing (6 credits; 2 courses)

ENGL 1301Freshmen Writing I

3

ENGL 1302Freshmen Writing II

3

ENGL 3300Writing As Discovery

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Sophomore Literature (3 credits; 1 course)

ENGL 2301World Literature

3

ENGL 2302English Literature

3

ENGL 2303American Literature

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Fine Arts (3 credits; 1 couse)

Take three credits from Art, Music or Theatre
Total Credit Hours:3

Fitness (3 credits; 3 courses)

KINE 1170Wellness for Life

1

KINE Activity (2 different activity courses)

2

Total Credit Hours:3

U. S. History (3 credits; 1 course)

HIST 1300Making US History

3

HIST 1301U S History to 1876

3

HIST 1302U S History Since 1876

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics (3 credits; 1 course)

defined by major

MATH 1301Aspects of Modern Math

3

MATH 1310College Algebra

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Sciences (7 credits; 2 courses, one with lab)

Two courses from different fields, one with lab

Natural Science Field: Biology or Environmental Science

Physical Science Field: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Physical Science

Total Credit Hours:7

Social Science (15 credits; 5 courses)

Economics, History (max. 9 hours), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology (outside major and minor)

Total Credit Hours:15

Technological Competency (0-3 credits; 1 course or competency exam)

CSCI 1303Intro to Computer Applications

3

or recommended

Total Credit Hours:0-3

Total Credit Hours: 55-58

Electives

Varies by major as needed for 120 hours minimum

Total Credit Hours: 120

Teacher preparation for a B.B.S. degree includes additional state requirements in the degree core. See Irvin School of Education.