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Behavioral Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Castle, DE, United States| Online
The Wilmington University bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science focuses on the impact of social issues, environments and cultural influences on individual and group behaviors.
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Overview

Wilmington University’s accredited Behavioral Science degree program is the only program of its kind in the region. Combining coursework in psychology, sociology and cultural anthropology, the program blends theory and practice through internships and hands-on learning experiences.

You’ll gain an understanding of normal and abnormal individual development, and family, group and cultural dimensions of behavior, as well as ethics, research and program evaluation, from seasoned faculty who are caring practitioners, well versed in today’s methodologies.

Career

This social science degree prepares you to work with youth, families, the elderly, disadvantaged populations, those struggling with addictions, the court system, crisis intervention services, government agencies, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students - Rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Policy and Social Issues
  • Economic, Welfare and Income Policy
  • Health Care Policy
  • Lifespan Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    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:

    5.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    381 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 381 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 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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