Behavioral Science - Anthropology, A.S.
The Behavioral Science program is designed for students planning to earn at least a bachelor's degree in a behavioral science area such as anthropology, psychology or sociology. Concentration in the program develops knowledge of human thought and behavior, both individual and collective. The Behavioral Science associate degree program is an excellent choice for students who want to gain a broad and varied educational experience as well as for those who plan in-depth study leading to a professional career. The curriculum focuses on developing the solid foundation of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required for transfer after completion of the associate degree. It prepares students to delve more deeply into variables such heredity, environment and learning that influence human behavior.
Upon successful completion of this curriculum, students should be able to:
- Give a brief overview of the sciences of psychology and sociology.
- Delineate the major methodologies for studying human behavior.
- Explain the nature of the affective and cognitive domains as they apply to human behavior.
- Describe three major approaches concerning human development.
- Cite significant psychological and sociology aspects of human development from the prenatal stage through death and dying.
- Detail the socialization process.
- List the causes, classification, treatment of and social responses to mental illness disorder behavior.
- Delineate major influences that impinge socially and psychologically on the individual in today's complex and diverse society.
- Humanities Elective 9 Credits
- Lab Science Elective 8 Credits
- Mathematics Elective 6-10 Credits
- Open elective 3 Credits
|HUM 160 - Introduction to World Religions||3|
|HUM 171 - Western Myths||3|
|HUM 173 - Eastern Mythology||3|
|SOC 240 - Human Geography||3|
Choose only 2 courses from HUM 160, HUM 171, HUM 173, SOC 240