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Behavioral Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Why Behavioral Sciences at Andrews

  • Behavioral scientists study the cultural, social and psychological aspects of humans. Interested in thought processes and why people act the way they do? Consider Andrews!
  • The Behavioral Sciences program of Andrews University offers unique opportunities for research. You’ll begin in-the-field research as early as your second year in our program. You’ll graduate with your own research portfolio to show off at job interviews.
  • Take summer classes in Jordan, or go on an annual study tour to Madagascar or Peru. Join an on-campus club. Research and experiment. Add a minor. Do it all at Andrews.
  • We can’t help but brag about our students. Some have their research published in professional journals. Others present at distinguished conferences. And some go on to graduate school and beyond.
  • We have the exact degree you’re looking for. Besides a general Bachelor of Science in behavioral sciences, we offer emphases in anthropology, anthropological archaeology and public health.

Careers in Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral scientists study the way individuals and cultures interact today and throughout the past. If you’re interested in the actions of people around you, consider a career in psychology, sociology, counseling or family studies. If past cultures call to you, choose an emphasis in Behavioral Sciences of Anthropology and/or archaeology. Most degrees in this field require further education, often a doctoral degree for positions in universities, governments or research organizations, but a BA allows you to work in management or marketing, at a museum or in some educational fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Principles of Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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