Applied Behavioral Sciences, B.A.
The Applied Behavioral Sciences program is designed for working adults who wish to complete undergraduate degrees for professional advancement or personal accomplishment. As a degree-completion program, it is intended for adults with significant life experience who have completed previous college coursework.
Students will learn about effective communication, group dynamics and human behavior for nonprofit, governmental, corporate and educational settings where employers need to maximize their human capital and serve clients.
- Requires 180 QH, including 60 QH of General Education, for completion
- Requires a minimum of 90 QH of previous college credit to be admitted
- Up to 60 QH of technical credit may be transferred
- Credit by examination, portfolio and proficiency are accepted for general education and elective credit
- The program core must be taken at NLU
- Students may complete a major, minor or concentration, listed below
Two college-level writing courses. The courses below are recommended:
|LAE101||English Composition I||
|LAE102||English Composition II||
|LAE120||Essentials of Composition||
|LAE125||Fundamentals of Research Writing||
One Humanities course
One Fine Arts course
One college-level Mathematics course
Physical and Life Sciences
One Science course
One undergraduate Social Science course
One undergraduate Behavioral Science course
Additional General Education
Choose additional General Education courses to total 60 QH of general education
Program Core - 58 QH
|INT430||Methods of Inquiry in the Behavioral Sciences||
|INT431||Independent Inquiry in the Behavioral Sciences||
|LIBR300||Library Research for the Social Sciences||
|LAH305||Philosophy of Values and Ethics||
|LAP300||Adult Development and Learning Assessment||
|LAS309||Critical Thinking and Writing for Social and Behavioral Sciences||
|LAS331||Dynamics of Group Behavior||
|LAP340||Effective Interpersonal Relationships||
|LAS406||Leadership in a Changing World||
|LAS407||Applied Communication in Society||
|LAS430||Economic Issues in Global Perspective||
|LAS431||Managerial and Supervisory Behavior||
|LAS435||Senior Seminar: Integrating the Applied Behavioral Sciences||
Electives - 62 QH
Choose additional courses to total 180 QH. These hours may be used to complete the major, minors and concentrations listed above.
For more information about this program, visit http://nlu.nl.edu/t4/academics/bachelorsprograms/artsandsciences/baappliedbehavioralsciences/.