The Bachelor of Science in Biobehavioral Health (BBH) is a 120-credit program that offers a solid foundation in the science behind health and wellness through course work in biobehavioral health, biology, epidemiology, physiology, nutrition, genetics, and statistics.
Prescribed Courses (38 credits)
Life Sciences Courses (select 3 credits)
Courses taken to fulfill this requirement may not be double counted toward the 12 credits of Basic Sciences.
Basic Sciences Courses (select 12 credits)
Additional BBH Courses (select 15 credits; 6 must be at the 400 level)
BBH courses chosen from a predetermined list in consultation with program. Additional course details and program requirements can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin. Please consult with your adviser.
Health and Developmental Science Courses (select 9 credits)
Human Development and Family Studies Courses (select 3 credits)
Ethics Course (3 credits)
Health Promotion (select 3 credits)
Supporting Courses and Related Areas (15 credits)
- 3 credits of 400-level health promotion from approved list, in consultation with adviser.
- 12 credits of University-wide offerings from approved list, in consultation with adviser.
General Education Requirements
Some General Education requirements may be satisfied by courses required for the major. Students should work with an adviser to select courses.
- Arts (GA): 6 credits
- Humanities (GH): 6 credits
- Health and Wellness (GHW): 3 credits
- Natural Sciences (GN): 9 credits
- Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS): 6 credits
- Writing and Speaking (GWS): 9 credits
A student must receive a grade of C or better in GWS courses.
- Quantification (GQ): 6 credits
A student must receive a grade of C or better in GQ courses.
- Integrative Studies: 6 credits
This requirement only applies to students starting in summer 2018 or later. Learn more about the Integrative Studies options and consult your academic adviser when choosing courses to fulfill these requirements. Integrative Studies credits may be completed within the thirty Knowledge Domain credits and must be completed with either Inter-domain or Linked courses, not a combination of both.
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