Behavioral Science, B.Sc. | Online (optional) | Mercy College New York | New York City, United States
48 months
21358 USD/year
21358 USD/year
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If you want to broaden your major field to include both Psychology and Sociology, a multidisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science at Mercy College New York is offered. Specializations are also available in Community Health, Gerontology and Health Services Management. 


The Behavioral Science program at Mercy College New York provides a combination of structure and flexibility with 4 required courses and 8 elective courses. When selecting major elective courses, a student may tailor the program to his or her particular interests and career goals.

The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science at Mercy College New York is a very feasible choice of major for transfer students, as it is possible that classes you may have already taken will count toward either required or elective courses. Additionally, the program offers many opportunities for career development through credit-earning internships at a variety of NYC area worksites. 

By the end of this Behavioral Science program, students should be able to: 

  • Construct a coherent explanation of major theoretical paradigms and major concepts in psychology and sociology Identify, and compare quantitative and qualitative methods, research designs, and basic statistical tools during social research
  • Explain how the study of social class, ethnicity, gender, age, race, and religion can facilitate cultural competencies focusing on how the individual develops in family, school, work, and community
  • Apply psychological and sociological principles, theories, and research to personal, cultural, and organizational situations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Liberal Arts and Sciences 
  • General Education Requirements 
  • Major Concentration 
  • Behavioral Science 
  • Open Electives 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must submit a high school transcript for their application to be reviewed. We will accept either an unofficial or official transcript. Students are able to upload these transcripts through our student portal. 
  • An official final high school transcript (provided by the high school to Mercy College), which includes all secondary school grades, class rank and date of graduate must be submitted prior to enrollment. 
  • Students whose transcripts are unavailable should consult with an admissions counselor. Or, the applicant can provide a High School Equivalency Diploma, if applicable, with corresponding score sheet.

Tuition Fee

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    21358 USD/year
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    21358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21358 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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