Undergraduate Bulletin 2021 - 2022 
    Oct 16, 2021  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2021 - 2022

Behavioral Science, B.A.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs (A-Z)

Program Chair: Karen Thompson, Ph.D.

Available in Day and Evening Colleges.


The interdisciplinary Behavioral Science major equips students to understand the causes and consequences of human behavior from multiple perspectives (individual, societal, and cultural) and to evaluate behavioral science research for a variety of graduate and professional applications.  


Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will understand the continuum of human behavior and recognize deviations from normality.  
  2. Students will demonstrate understanding of the impact of membership in majority and minority social groups on behavior.  
  3. Students will demonstrate understanding of the impact of cultural structures on behavior.  
  4. Students will apply basic research methods and statistical analysis to behavioral data. 


Choose 9 hours of electives selected from Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology courses numbered above 200 or Human Development and Family Studies courses numbered 300



No more than 6 hours may be selected from any one discipline.

Total Credit Hours: 33

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs (A-Z)