Curriculum

BS in Psychology and Human Services

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology and Human Services is a work-friendly bachelor's degree completion program. This is a 60-credit hybrid program which combines asynchronous online courses with two, 3-hour, in-person Saturday sessions per course. The program can be completed in:

  • 2 years full-time (6 semesters)
  • 3-4 years part-time (10 semesters)

Students may choose to follow any one of three distinct career minors:

Each minor includes core courses in psychology and human services and addresses general education requirements. However, each minor provides a different set of recommended electives determined to provide in-depth study of issues relevant to specific career fields or areas of graduate study, whilst still allowing for some unrestricted elective space.

Behavioral Health Minor (General Track) Curriculum Map

6 semesters, 60 credits

Year One, Fall Semester (12 credits)

Year One, Spring Semester (12-15 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester A - Optional Break (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Two, Fall Semester (12-15 credits)

Year Two, Spring Semester (12 credits)

*writing intensive course

10 semesters, 60 credits

Year One, Fall Semester (6 credits)

Year One, Spring Semester (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester A - Optional Break (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Two, Fall Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Two, Spring Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Two, Summer Semester A (6 credits)

Year Two, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Three, Fall Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Three, Spring Semester (6-9 credits)

*writing intensive course

Addictions Counseling Minor Curriculum Map

6 semesters, 60 credits

Year One, Fall Semester (12 credits)

Year One, Spring Semester (12 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester A (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (6 credits)

Year Two, Fall Semester (12 credits)

Year Two, Spring Semester (12 credits)

*writing intensive course

10 semesters, 60 credits

Year One, Fall Semester (6 credits)

Year One, Spring Semester (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester A; (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Two, Fall Semester (3-6 credits)

Year Two, Spring Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Two, Summer Semester A (3 credits)

Year Two, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (6 credits)

Year Three, Fall Semester (9 credits)

Year Three, Spring Semester (9 credits)

*writing intensive course

Applied Behavior Analysis Minor Curriculum Map

6 semesters, 60 credits

Year One, Fall Semester (12 credits)

Year One, Spring Semester (12-15 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester A (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Two, Fall Semester (12-15 credits)

Year Two, Spring Semester (12 credits)

*writing intensive course

10 semesters, 60 credits

Year One, Fall Semester (6 credits)

Year One, Spring Semester (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester A (6 credits)

Year One, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Two, Fall Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Two, Spring Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Two, Summer Semester A (6 credits)

Year Two, Summer Semester B - Optional Break (0-6 credits)

Year Three, Fall Semester (6-9 credits)

Year Three, Spring Semester (6-9 credits)

*writing intensive course

Rotating Electives

*writing intensive course


Notes:

  1. William James College reserves the right to make changes in the sequence of courses as well as the actual required courses. All college programs do regular reviews and updates of their curriculum.
  2. Please discuss registration for electives with your advisor prior to seeking enrollment.
  3. Electives are offered on an as needed basis.