Behavioral Sciences

Areas of Study

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  • The Behavioral Sciences Department explores the connections between mind, behavior, and society. Pursuing a major or minor in Psychology, or a major in Human Services will prepare you for graduate studies in counseling, psychology, or social work. You'll also be well equipped to begin employment in a variety of social service, organizational, or research settings.

    • All coursework is grounded in the scientific method within a liberal arts framework. The scientific method provides the foundation for your ability to critically analyze complex, real-world problems, as well as evaluate the merits of various tentative solutions.
    • Your studies, on and off-campus, will prepare you to understand the role diversity plays in the analysis of human behavior.
    • Training in ethics and professional standards is an integral part of your career preparation and is crucial to your personal and professional success.
    • Your program of study culminates with an internship or research project that demonstrates your ability to apply your knowledge and skills to deliver services in a clinical setting or conduct laboratory research.

Undergraduate Programs

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    Human Services

    This major provides you with the cross-disciplinary perspective necessary for launching a career or graduate study in the fields of social work or human services.
  • Psychology


    This major will provide you with an understanding of psychology from its most basic level (neuroanatomy) to its most interactional level (sociocultural).


  • Psychology Minor

    Psychology Minor

    The minor in psychology is an excellent complement to other majors. Elective coursework will allow you to select courses to tailor the minor to your needs.