Behavioral Science

An Associate of Science in Behavioral Science degree will lead students who want to help people manage and overcome life's struggles. This program is a gateway to future studies in psychology, counseling, and social work.

 This degree is designed to provide students with a unique program of courses in brain anatomy and the nervous system and their function and their expression in human behavior as well as the study of related social interaction, communication, and perception of the self and others.

With this degree, students will have a solid foundation in psychology and related behavioral sciences. The degree prepares students for bachelor’s level course work in psychology, social work, and sociology.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the field of psychology and its related branches
  • The study of the brain and behavior
  • Adolescent and child psychology
  • Human growth and development

This degree also offers a wide variety of electives in specialized fields of the helping profession.

This program consists of 60 credit hours. Full-time students typically complete this program in four semesters.

Students interested in CCC's Behavioral Science program can apply for general admission to the college and then file a degree plan with an Academic Advisor..

While this program is designed to allow students to transfer to a four-year university to continue their studies in the field of psychology, this two-year degree lays a solid foundation for an exciting career. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their CCC advisors to ensure the best transition to four-year schools. Future career opportunities include:

 

 

 

Contact Info

For more information about CCC's Behavioral Science program, please contact:

Marcus Smith
Director of Academic Advising 
575.769.4020
marcus.smith@clovis.edu

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