Advanced Behavioral Health Sciences (AAS) - General Integrated Track
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Advanced Behavioral Health Sciences program is designed to prepare students for careers as behavioral health technicians, case managers, parent aides, family advocates, respite care workers, and paraprofessional counselors. The program includes courses designed to provide students with the skills necessary to deliver basic, specialized, and comprehensive behavioral health services. The core focus of the program is practical training and service learning experiences.
The following Advanced Behavioral Health Sciences program tracks are available at GCC:
This degree program includes an embedded CCL in Advanced Behavioral Health Sciences: General Integrated Track.
You must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
The semesters in which general education courses (SB, HU, COM, and SQ/SG) are suggested are flexible and may be switched in sequence. You should consider taking general education courses during summer sessions in order to distribute your credits more evenly between the semesters and reduce your load during the academic year.
To enroll in more than eighteen (18) credits, you must obtain college approval. If you need to reduce your academic load, you should consider taking general education courses during the summer session.
You must complete ten (10) credits of Restricted Electives (REs). Courses used to meet other required areas may not be used to satisfy this program requirement. Please note that some restricted elective courses may have prerequisites and/or corequisites that are not included in the total program credits. If you are interested in taking courses that have additional requisites, you will need to adjust your academic plan to incorporate these courses, or obtain permission from your instructor to waive these requirements.erested in taking restricted electives that had additional requisites, you will need to adjust your academic plan to incorporate these courses, or obtain permission from your instructor to waive these requirements based on prior experience and/or training.
For more information, contact an Academic Advisor or the Program Director.