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Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
The behavioral and social sciences round out your healthcare or science education—helping you grasp how people from different backgrounds think and interact. Our department features undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of disciplines, from psychology and medical anthropology to communications and sociology. Here, expert faculty help you apply practical skills, engaging you on their clinical and research projects. Whatever your career path, you’ll graduate understanding communication, human behavior, and the secrets of social interaction.
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.
USciences ROTC Students Are One Step Closer to Becoming Commissioned Officers
March 18, 2019
At Fort Knox, these students needed to complete rigorous training, build their confidence, and test their physical and mental strength to develop into successful officers and leaders.
Substance Use Discussed at Regional Overdose Prevention Coalition Conference
March 11, 2019
On March 7, dozens of experts in substance use disorders met at USciences for the Regional Overdose Prevention Coalition Conference to talk about the diverse array of issues surrounding the issue.
2019 Misher Festival Dissects the Science of Comedy
March 08, 2019
The 2019 Misher Festival of Fine Arts and Humanities brought laughter and comedy to campus with events from Feb. 23 through Feb. 28. culminating with a keynote from Misher Visiting Professor Steve Young.
Dr. Zachary Klase Presented With Faculty Merit Award at USciences' Founders' Day
March 01, 2019
University of the Sciences presented the 2019 Faculty Award of Merit to Zachary Klase, PhD, during its Founders' Day ceremony on Feb. 14, 2019.
USciences Celebrates Its 198-Year History at Founders' Day
February 18, 2019
With pomp and circumstance, USciences faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends marked 198 years since the University was established at a special Founders' Day ceremony on Feb. 14, 2019.
E. Amy Janke, PhD
Kline Hall, Room 201
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495