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Academic Requirements - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Minor

Department of Behavioral Health Counseling

The minor requires completion of 24 credits, comprised of 15 credits in five required courses and nine credits in three courses selected from a list of 10 electives. Students may elect to begin coursework in this minor at any point in their undergraduate education. It is strongly suggested that students pursuing this minor consult with faculty in the Behavioral Health Counseling Program for advice in selecting electives that will best meet their goals in this minor.

Information on the following required courses can be viewed at the Undergraduate Course Descriptions page:

• BACS 220 Theory and Practice of Counseling
• BACS 236 Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practice and Principles
• BACS 320 Crisis and Brief-Interventions Counseling
• BACS 325 Psychopharmacology for Counselors
• BACS 420 Psychiatric Rehabilitation Competencies


Students select a minimum of three courses from the following list of electives, which can be viewed at the Undergraduate Course Descriptions page:

• BACS 200 WI Foundations of Behavioral Healthcare
• BACS 230 Genetics and Mental Health
• BACS 234 Introduction to Addictive Disorders
• BACS 255 Multicultural Counseling Perspectives
• BACS 301 Group Counseling I
• BACS 304 Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling I
• BACS 401 Assessment and Treatment Planning
• BACS 404 Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling II
• BACS 405 Family-Focused Interventions
• BACS 411 Forensic Mental Health Services
• BACS 412 Group Counseling II
• BACS 414 Co-occurring Disorders