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Behavioral Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bellevue, NE, United States
The focus of the Behavioral Science program at Bellevue University is exploring and understanding the effects of human actions and relationships between individuals in the family, workplace, and society.
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Overview

The foundational knowledge of the in-class and online degree in Behavioral Science includes major concepts and theories from:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology and social psychology
  • Counseling

In your study, you will also encounter topics in:

  • Multicultural diversity
  • Ethics
  • Treatment strategies

You will be able to make real-world applications from your studies to human services and personal improvement. In the accelerated, cohort format, you and your peers' shared experiences will help to deepen your understanding of self, the needs of diverse groups of people, and agencies that provide services.

Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the Behavioral Science program at Bellevue University, graduates will be qualified to enter the human services field or for advancement in the field.

This degree equips you with the following learning skills (critical thinking, creative thinking, communicating, and collaborating) needed for professionals in the field:

  • Analyze and apply professional and ethical standards in human services to facilitate decision-making and communication.
  • Apply practical and theoretical knowledge such as counseling theories, treatment strategies, and leadership strategies to demonstrate ability in problem-solving and in synthesizing concepts.
  • Communicate appropriate evidence-based concepts to successfully navigate complex human systems and implement services.
  • Distinguish the influences and importance of diversity in human service relationships to demonstrate an awareness of ethics and values and to encourage collaboration.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations for Professional Success in Behavioral Science
  • Introduction to Human Services
  • Research and Data Analysis
  • Multicultural and Diversity in Human Services 
  • Social Deviance and Psychopathological Perspectives 
  • Counseling Microskills for Human Service Professionals 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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