The A.S. in Behavioral Science provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human behavior within a global world view. Your courses will introduce you to the biological, psychological, social, and cultural variables of human behavior and within each concentration area, you’ll gain deeper-level knowledge. For example, the addictions studies concentration introduces students to the issues associated with supporting people involved with addictive behaviors.
For those looking to further their education beyond an associate, this degree can prepare you for a smooth transition to the B.S. in Psychology, Health and Wellness, Human Services, or Criminal Justice.
Select a Concentration
Your concentration will help you customize your degree program to complement your career goals. As a student, you’ll take your core degree requirements and enroll in a specific set of courses that relate to your chosen concentration area to complete your degree program.
Your Prior and Current Learning Counts
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Jobs in Behavioral Science will grow because of the increased demand for psychological services. Hospitals, schools, social service agencies, mental health centers, and substance abuse clinics will be looking for qualified applicants. If you have a background in quantitative research methods and computer science, you will also have a competitive edge. Jobs that focus on research, data collection, and analysis will also be in high demand.