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Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fair Plain, MI, United States
Behavioral Sciences studies the ways in which people respond to the world around them. As a broad field, it encompasses several more specific fields including Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology. The Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology program of Andrews University provides students with a broad understanding of human behavior by taking classes in all three fields.
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Overview

Program Features

Students in the Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology program of Andrews University learn about the study of peoples and groups worldwide including their behavior, adaptation techniques, and social practices in both the present and the past. Anthropology has many subfields including, cultural anthropology, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program a student will be able to:

  • Think critically about human thought and behavior in individuals, sociocultural and ecological systems
  • Select credible sources of evidence from the behavioral sciences, and specifically in the areas of anthropology, sociology and psychology science
  • Conduct effective research projects from design through data interpretation
  • Apply ethical standards to scholarship and practice in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Apply principles and skills from Behavioral Sciences to serve their communities
  • Write effectively about theories, data, and practice in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Speak effectively about theories, data, and practice in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Prepare a professional plan for life after graduation
  • Apply principles from the Behavioral Sciences to understand and influence the development of faith across the life span
  • Know the key themes in relevant disciplines in the Behavioral Sciences

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:
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnography
  • Language and Culture
  • Cultural and Developmental Anthropology

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

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Funding

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