Mercy College's Bachelor of Science program in Behavioral Science is designed for students who wish to broaden their major field to include both psychology and sociology.
The Behavioral Science major provides a lifetime's worth of useful insights and information about how individuals behave at home, at school, in the workplace, and in the community. This helps to prepare a student for any job or occupation involving people in multiple settings, including education, human services, business, government and law enforcement.
Behavioral Science B.S. Curriculum
- General Liberal Arts and Sciences
- General Education Requirements 60 Credits
- Major Concentration
- Behavioral Science 36 Credits
- Open Electives 24 Credits
Total 120 Credits
Students who choose the major concentration in behavioral science must complete:
- BHSC 244 Social Psychology
- BHSC 226 Computers Soc/Behv Sciences
- BHSC 348 Methodology Soc/Beh Sciences
- BHSC 426 Classics Soc/Beh Sciences
eight elective courses selected under advisement from the major offerings in psychology and/ or sociology numbered 200 and above.
At least two major course in psychology and two major courses in sociology must be completed in residence at Mercy College. BHSC 370 Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences is recommended for students planning to attend graduate school. BHSC/ PSYN/ SOCL 399 Internship is recommended.