Behavioral Science Degree

This is a general overview of the program of study. Students interested in details and requirements should go to the on line catalogue.

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Behavioral Science majors explore and understand the effect of human actions on relationships and decision making. Traditionally, those with degrees in behavioral science applied their skills in social work and counseling settings. Today, graduates have found high demand for their skills in the business world, as companies strive to uncover new ways to overcome their competitors. The job outlook in field of behavioral sciences is excellent.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences (BABS) is designed to give students the necessary background for entry-level employment in social services, currently one of the fastest-growing fields in the Midwest. It also provides a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue graduate work in psychology or sociology.

Behavioral Science General Course Requirementshousing

  • Elementary Psychology
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Social Problems
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Elementary Statistical Methods
  • General Social Psychology or
  • General Social Psychology
  • Quantitative Topics in Psychology or
  • Methods of Social Research I
  • Research Methods in Psychology or
  • Methods of Social Research II
  • An option in psychology or sociology

What’s Next?

Contacting the Admissions Department at PNC has never been easier! Call us at (219) 785-5505, email us at or complete our online request form.

For more information, contact Cheryl DeLeon, Interim Department Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Purdue North Central, (219) 785-5728,