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2021-22 Catalog 
    Jan 17, 2022  
2021-22 Catalog

Behavioral Health AAS

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Behavioral Health

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Program Description

The Behavioral Health (BHP) program is a degree option for those who are interested in human behavior especially in a clinical or health related settings. During the program, students will study behavioral health concepts related to addiction and substance abuse, counseling, group dynamics and human development. The Behavior health program will also cover current trends, best practices and up-to-date research findings. If you wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree after earning your AGS you can take advantage of a smooth transfer to University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) BA in Human Services.

Graduates from the behavioral health program can look forward to a rapidly growing job market that has several options.

Career Information

A behavior health specialist is a professional who works with people who have disabilities or problems with behavior and learning impairment in a variety of settings ranging from residential to outpatient, including but not limited to department of corrections, youth residential facilities, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

  • Behavioral health technician
  • Case manager
  • Peer support worker
  • Community health worker
  • Family support worker
  • Respite car worker
  • Paraprofessional counselor
  • Social service liaison

First Summer (7 credits)


1 Indicates guarantee transfer courses (GT)

2 Indicates program core courses

3 Requires department approval

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