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School of Arts and Sciences

Behavioral Science Degree

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If you're a people watcher, if you love popular culture, you'll be able to pursue your interests in the behavioral science major at Point Park University. Our Bachelor of Arts in behavioral sciences program integrates sociology, psychology and anthropology courses to provide insight into the relationship of human beings to their culture.

Behavioral Science Concentration Options

Depending on your individual interests and goals, you can choose to concentrate in one of these areas:

  • Social work
  • Industrial social work
  • Sociology

Then during your junior and senior years, you can participate in institutional practicums and seminars, giving you invaluable real-world experience.

Behavioral Science Courses

You will receive a well-rounded education through Point Park's core curriculum and classes in the behavioral science major. Some of the courses include:

  • Social Psychology
  • Social Issues
  • Marriage and the Family
  • Sociology of Work
  • Sociology of Sports
  • Social Inequality
  • Mysticism and Society
  • Sociology of the African-American Experience

For a comprehensive list of program requirements and course descriptions, see the program guide and School of Arts and Sciences course descriptions.

Behavioral Science Jobs

With a behavioral science degree, you will have the option to pursue graduate training in social work or various career opportunities, such as:

  • Applied Researcher
  • Case Manager
  • Child Advocate
  • Family Support Specialist
  • Interventionist