Behavioral Sciences, BA

The Department of Anthropology is the home department for the Behavioral Science Program which allows students to develop an inter-disciplinary perspective on human behavior.

The major is especially appropriate for students preparing to work in jobs which require extensive understanding of human behavior, such as social work, human resource management, counseling, teaching, etc. All major advising must be done in the Anthropology Department. A General Behavioral Science Major


ATTENTION!!!

The three Behavioral Science double majors have been terminated, although students who have already declared one of them may continue to complete major requirements. Advising materials are available at these links:

A Behavioral Science Major with a Double in Anthropology
A Behavioral Science Major with a Double in Psychology
A Behavioral Science Major with a Double in Sociology

Students may no longer declare any of the three double majors as a new major.


 

 

Course Requirements

     

General Education Requirements

45

Of the 51 units required by the university, 6 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.

American Institutions

(6)

Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.

Physical Education

2

Requirements in the Regular Major

48

Core Requirements

15

ANTH 011, PSYC 001, SOCI 001 and ANTH 193 (12); STAT 095, SOCI 015 or SOCI 102 (3)

 

Anthropology

9

Three courses (at least 2 upper division), which may include ANTH 149 or ANTH 165

Psychology

9

Three courses in psychology (at least 2 upper division), which may include PSYC 018 or PSYC 120

Sociology

9

SOCI 101 (3); Two additional upper division sociology courses, which may include SOCI 104 (6)

Emphasis

6

Two additional upper division anthropology, psychology, or sociology courses approved by Behavioral Science advisor

Electives

25


Total Units:

120