The mission of the Behavioral Sciences department is to provide BA programs in psychology with an integrated curriculum that will prepare students for successful graduate studies in psychology or related fields or for a successful career following graduation. The department is also dedicated to creating a productive research environment for the entire campus community on issues relating to psychology, sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice. In addition, Behavioral Sciences provide courses which introduce the science, breadth, and personal application of psychology, sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice to students from all academic areas.

Learn more about one of our faculty members, Dr. Tracie Burke

Behavioral Sciences Degrees

You may obtain a BA in Psychology or in Applied Psychology with an emphasis in Organizational Psychology or Consumer Behavior.

Minors are available in Behavioral Sciences, Criminology, Engineering Psychology, Psychology, and Sociology.

After graduating, students have pursued advanced degrees in School Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Community Counseling, Social Work, Law, Speech Pathology & Audiology, and many other areas. With their BA, graduates have started careers in such fields as human resources, research analysis, and law enforcement.


In addition to its undergraduate degrees, the Rosa Deal School of Arts is now offering a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through the Department of Behavioral Sciences.

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Dr. Mary F. Campbell
Associate Professor, Chair, Behavioral Sciences