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Applied Behavioral Science, B.A.

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The Applied Behavioral Science degree allows you to study ways to build a community and maintain relationships. Throughout this behavioral science degree, you will look at complex social issues and use the knowledge that you have gained to find solutions in our society. Direct your education toward success with your Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science from Ashford University.
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Overview

Learn about individual, family, and community problems and their solutions. Behavioral science shares an overlap with psychology, sociology, law, and ethics as they fall under the larger spectrum of behavioral sciences. In essence, applied behavioral science is the broad interdisciplinary field that looks at each of these areas and how they influence human behavior. As you pursue your Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science from Ashford University, you will be exposed to many of these interdisciplinary studies, giving you the appropriate resources to further shape how you can find solutions to society’s issues. Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science, you will be able to:

  • Analyze major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings to solve complex problems in the field of study
  • Compose effective communications in a variety of formats for assessment, evaluation, and/or intervention purposes
  • Apply the principles of the scientific method to assessment, evaluation, and intervention at intrapersonal and interpersonal levels
  • Explain the value of empirical evidence, acting ethically, and acknowledging and respecting human diversity
  • Utilize the scientific approach to address practical problems related to the cognition, affect, and behavior of individuals in social contexts

Careers in Applied Behavioral Science

Professionals with a behavioral science degree may choose to enter any number of career paths in which critical thinking skills are a must. This online degree also provides a well-rounded foundation for continued studies at the graduate level. Graduates of this applied behavioral science degree often pursue different types of fields that focus on social issues and diversity that require strong problem-solving skills. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • The academic calendar is continuous, rather than defined by semesters. Opportunities to enroll in an undergraduate program are available most every week. 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description
      • 5 Week Courses
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      No Attendance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Applied Behavioral Science
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Applied Behavioral Sciences Capstone
  • Communication & Conflict
  • Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • Death & Dying

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

Earned an equivalent to a US high school diploma at an international high school according to approved Foreign Evaluation services.

  • Qualified applicants will self-certify as to their high school education on the application for admission. Ashford University will also require that an applicant or student provide a high school transcript, high school diploma, and/or evidence of passing the GED or state certificate awarded.
  • Failure to provide documentation by Day 7 of Week 3 will result in the student being denied admission.

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 510 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 510 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Funding

From local scholarships in San Diego to scholarships for business majors in the Forbes School of Business & Technology™, you may be eligible for one of several Ashford University online student scholarships.

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