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B.S in Behavioral Sciences

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The Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Sciences offers a wide variety of courses, giving students the opportunity to understand the factors that influence behaviors. These include factors in social, family or psychological settings and their impact on human behavior and how these behaviors in turn affect society. A sample of courses required for the B.S in Behavioral Sciences is presented below. A total of 128 credit hours are required for successful completion of this programme.

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Credits required for programme completion : 128
Length of programme : 4 years


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    | Core courses
    | Elective courses
    | Cognate courses
    | General education courses

  • ANTH 200: Cultural Anthropology
    Prerequisite: SOCI119 This course is a comparative study of human behaviour and societal organisation. Cultural perspective studied will be worldwide, exploring living peoples and their culture, with an emphasis on how we can apply this knowledge to situations in the real world taking advantage of the data provided by ethnographies of vastly different societies. Important concepts of culture, scope and different aspects of culture like social, economic, political, educational, religious organisations; language and communication; health beliefs and practices aesthetics; material culture; will be examined.
  • BHSC220: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Contemporary Social Issues
    Issues to be discussed may include drug abuse, the family, crime/violence and punishment, AIDS, poverty, and health care. Integrates foundational social science with a Christian perspective to help students understand the origins of current societal issues and strategies of addressing those issues.
  • FMST456: Marriage and the Family
  • SOC1315: Criminology
  • PSYC2100: Introduction to Health Psychology
  • PSYC220: Human Development: Lifespan
  • PSYC450: Social Psychology
  • PSYC210: Introduction to Health Psychology

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<p><strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;">Regular Admission</span></strong><o:p></o:p></p> <p style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;">Five (5) CXC or O'level passes<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;">Or three (3) CXC or O'level passes & Two (2) A'level passes <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;">Adult Admission </span></strong><o:p></o:p></p> <p style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;">Three (3) CXC or O'level passes* <o:p></o:p></span></p>


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