The behavioral and social sciences focus on human behavior at the individual and collective level. You will understand yourself, your family, your friends, your community, and our increasingly connected world by studying the behavioral and social sciences.
The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences houses several programs:
Courses are taught by clinical and research faculty whose projects give you a chance to become involved and begin applying the skills you’re learning well before graduation. The behavioral and social sciences will round out your health care or science education, preparing you to understand persons of different backgrounds. Whatever your career path, you’ll be a more effective communicator as a result.
Claudia Parvanta, PhD
Chair, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Welcome to the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
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