Bachelor of Science Program in Social Sciences in North America

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A BSc or Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate degree that usually takes three to five years.  During this course of study, students can learn general and specialized skills that are helpful for future education or work opportunities.

Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The United States of America is a large country in Northern America, often known as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". It also gathers over 310 million people which is the world's third largest population. It includes densely populated cities with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful areas at the same time.

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B.S. in Psychology

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bradford

Many of us want to know why people behave the way they do. And some of us want to really know why, and then do something to help. If you're one of those people, then a psychology major may be what you're looking for. [+]

Many of us want to know why people behave the way they do. And some of us want to really know why, and then do something to help. If you're one of those people, then a psychology major may be what you're looking for.

Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. The discipline embraces all aspects of the human experience — from the functions of the brain to the actions of nations, from child development to care for the aged. In every conceivable setting from scientific research centers to mental health care services, “the understanding of behavior" is the focus of the psychology. Psychology majors at Pitt-Bradford take courses such as: Introduction to Psychology, Personality Theories, Child Development, Statistics, Social Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Counseling Psychology.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Psychology- online

Thomas University
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2018 USA Thomasville

The Psychology degree can be attained via campus-based studies or fully online, or a student can mix their courses, taking some on campus and some online. The Mission of the undergraduate program in Psychology is to prepare students for a wide range of career options in human services, administration, criminal justice, health, business, and education. The Psychology department has two student organizations: Psi Chi is the T.U. chapter of the National Honor Society in Psychology and the Psych Club which enhances a community spirit among the Psychology majors. [+]

The Psychology degree can be attained via campus-based studies or fully online, or a student can mix their courses, taking some on campus and some online. The Mission of the undergraduate program in Psychology is to prepare students for a wide range of career options in human services, administration, criminal justice, health, business, and education. The Psychology department has two student organizations: Psi Chi is the T.U. chapter of the National Honor Society in Psychology and the Psych Club which enhances a community spirit among the Psychology majors.

Important features:

Individual attention Develop interpersonal, analytical, writing and research skills Prepare for a wide range of career options in human services, criminal justice and education for example Engage in current research in the field of psychology; the first step for a T.U. graduate degree in Psychology, Social Work or Rehabilitation Counseling ... [-]

B.S. in Industrial Psychology and Safety

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Psychology & Safety provides the student with skills and knowledge for a career in workplace psychology/human resources, aviation safety, occupational safety, organizational training or related disciplines, and is normally completed in eight semesters. [+]

The Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Psychology & Safety provides the student with skills and knowledge for a career in workplace psychology/human resources, aviation safety, occupational safety, organizational training or related disciplines, and is normally completed in eight semesters. The program delivers an effective foundation in human behavior and cognition as it relates to safety and organizational effectiveness that prepares the student for a wide variety of organizational settings or for advanced study at the graduate level.

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Psychology & Safety is housed within the Department of Behavioral & Safety Sciences. The Department is located in the Robertson Aviation Safety Center where classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices are convenient for daily interaction with other students and faculty. The Department of Behavioral & Safety Sciences also provides a unique opportunity on the Prescott campus for students to interact with graduate students and collaborate on research and practice activities.... [-]


BSc in Psychology

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

You can major in psychology through a bachelor of arts degree or a bachelor of science degree at Grenfell Campus. You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree. [+]

You can major in psychology through a bachelor of arts degree or a bachelor of science degree at Grenfell Campus.

You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree.

Why study psychology at Grenfell?

Psychology seeks to understand how we think, act, and feel. By exploring mental functions and actions, we can understand individual and group behaviour. Grenfell's psychology program offers students a wide variety of topics and provides you with skills and knowledge that will have relevance throughout your life including:

Critical thinking Problem-solving abilities Analytic abilities Writing skills Presentation skills

Near of the end of your studies, you'll have the opportunity to present your research to your peers, family, and the community at the Psychology Student Research Conference. It's a celebration of the work of our senior students and an impressive showcase of their skills in the research domain, further demonstrating the dynamic and comprehensive characteristics of psychology.... [-]


BS in Psychology

Abilene Christian University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Abilene

What makes humans tick? Why do we do what we do? Psychology is a fascinating field; it’s the study of human behavior and mental processes. Majoring in psychology means delving into human development, personality and physiological psychology. [+]

What makes humans tick? Why do we do what we do? Psychology is a fascinating field; it’s the study of human behavior and mental processes. Majoring in psychology means delving into human development, personality and physiological psychology.

You will learn history, theory, concepts and skills in the application of psychology to industrial, clinical and other settings. Your studies will emphasize the synthesis of knowledge, creativity and Christian commitment to finding solutions to problems.

A psychology degree can lead to immediate career options, or provide a foundation for graduate school. If you are looking to pursue an advanced degree with the end goal of becoming a psychologist, you will be happy to know that the Department of Labor reports that the demand for psychologists will grow much faster than the average between now and 2024.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Psychology

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Florence

The Department of Psychology offers a major program in psychology leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree; a minor program in psychology; service coursework for the program for the preparation of secondary teachers offered through the College of Education; coursework applicable to general studies component requirements in all university programs; and a variety of courses required or recommended in other programs. [+]

The Department of Psychology offers a major program in psychology leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree; a minor program in psychology; service coursework for the program for the preparation of secondary teachers offered through the College of Education; coursework applicable to general studies component requirements in all university programs; and a variety of courses required or recommended in other programs.

Programs in the department are designed to serve students who wish to prepare for graduate study in psychology and in related fields calling for supporting concentrations or courses in psychology.

For majors, a modern foreign languages through the intermediate level and additional coursework in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics are strongly recommended. Prospective majors should consult with the chair of the department in the selection of advanced psychology electives.... [-]


Bachelor in Psychology

Georgia Gwinnett College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Lawrenceville

The B.S. degree in psychology is a program for students interested in a wide range of psychology professions. [+]

The B.S. degree in psychology is a program for students interested in a wide range of psychology professions. For those students interested in pursuing a career immediately after graduation they will gain a wealth of experiences in the applied aspects of psychology that will easily transfer well to various professions. Also, those interested in obtaining advanced degrees will have a strong theoretical foundation for the fields of psychology, law, business, medicine and a wide range of other graduate degrees.

Program Outcome Goals

A graduate of the psychology major will be able to:

Understand a full spectrum of general theoretical approaches to psychology Understand that psychology sub-disciplines are interrelated Be able to relate theory to real-world situations Understand basic topics of research methodology Understand the statistical tools appropriate to single variable and two variable analyses Demonstrate competence in communication (written, verbal, numeric and graphic) Demonstrate competence in critical/analytic thinking Demonstrate the ability to apply psychological theory and/or research methodology Demonstrate capacity to work collaboratively to solve problems Demonstrate appreciation of historical/philosophical context of psychology Understand that normative human behavior and experience is diverse and multidimensional Demonstrate a commitment to the ethical foundations / ethical principles of psychology Specializations ... [-]

B.S. in Counseling Psychology

Toccoa Falls College
Campus or Online Full time 126 hours September 2018 USA Toccoa Falls

A degree in Counseling Psychology prepares you for service within the community, the church and the family through the ministry of counseling. The Counseling Psychology Department combines the concepts of psychology and the skills of counseling within the principles of Scripture and then integrates them into practical application. The integration of one’s faith into the workplace is a challenge to all Christians, but especially for counselors who are sought out by those seeking personal changes. [+]

A degree in Counseling Psychology prepares you for service within the community, the church and the family through the ministry of counseling. The Counseling Psychology Department combines the concepts of psychology and the skills of counseling within the principles of Scripture and then integrates them into practical application. The integration of one’s faith into the workplace is a challenge to all Christians, but especially for counselors who are sought out by those seeking personal changes.

As a student, you will receive an academic preparation in foundational psychological and counseling concepts, intellectual preparation through advanced studies of theory and philosophy of persons and relationships, and professional preparation in counseling laboratory and practicum events. You are also encouraged to seek emotional wholeness and spiritual maturity, realizing healthy persons make better counselors.... [-]


Behavioral Science

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

The Department of Applied Behavioral Science offers a curriculum through which students learn how to examine and address problems of social importance across the lifespan. Students receive training in the application of behavioral science to improve the human condition through prevention and intervention. [+]

Overview

The Department of Applied Behavioral Science offers a curriculum through which students learn how to examine and address problems of social importance across the lifespan. Students receive training in the application of behavioral science to improve the human condition through prevention and intervention.

Behavioral Science

The Department of Applied Behavioral Science offers two undergraduate degrees including a 33-hour Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and a Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) degree. The requirements in the major for these degree programs are the same. The difference in these two degree programs is the general education degree requirements, which are set by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For example, the B.A. degree requires additional hours of a foreign language. Whereas, the B.G.S. degree requires deeper study in a field outside of the student's major; therefore, students interested in a B.G.S. must either have a co-major or a minor.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Mansfield

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology offers students a variety of pathways for successful careers in Psychology-related fields and advanced study in Psychology. Students may choose from concentrations in Counseling, Human Resource Management, Forensic Psychology, Lifespan Development, and Mind/Body Health. [+]

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology offers students a variety of pathways for successful careers in Psychology-related fields and advanced study in Psychology. Students may choose from concentrations in Counseling, Human Resource Management, Forensic Psychology, Lifespan Development, and Mind/Body Health.

Instead of choosing one of these concentrations, student may also pursue General Psychology to gain a broad background in the field. All students in the Psychology degree program are trained in psychological research methodology, a critical component for understanding Psychology as an academic discipline and a profession.

In addition, the Psychology program maintains relationships with a broad range of organizations that offer internships in counseling, human services, health care, or business. Advisors work closely with students to plan the internship and ensure that the experience is successful.... [-]


Human Services, Bachelor's Degree

Monroe College
Campus or Online Full time 2 years January 2018 USA New Rochelle Bronx + 1 more

Our Human Services degrees develop practitioners who are educated, ethical thinkers who can apply their knowledge to serving others in various aspects of society. Human services professionals work with both children and adults who are undergoing crisis or chronic situations. They are needed in a variety of settings, such as social service agencies, mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities, domestic abuse shelters, community centers, and more. [+]

Overview

Our Human Services degrees develop practitioners who are educated, ethical thinkers who can apply their knowledge to serving others in various aspects of society. Human services professionals work with both children and adults who are undergoing crisis or chronic situations. They are needed in a variety of settings, such as social service agencies, mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities, domestic abuse shelters, community centers, and more.

The Associate Degree in Human Services prepares students for entry level positions in this rewarding field. Students in the Associate program receive real-world experience by completing a supervised field placement. The Bachelor’s degree in Human Services builds on this with an additional field placement, giving students even more hands-on experience in the field. Bachelor’s students graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to seek employment in a variety of management and leadership. Graduates of both programs are professionals who can meet the needs of diverse communities with integrity and sensitivity, and are prepared for further education and lifetime learning.... [-]


BSc in Psychological Sciences

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Flagstaff

The Bachelor's degree in Psychological Sciences, earned as a Bachelors of Science provides students with opportunities for focused study in this quintessential behavioral science and builds research skills necessary for scientific inquiry within this discipline. This degree has proven useful for careers in many areas including law, entertainment, writing, journalism, government, education, business, and the arts. [+]

The Bachelor's degree in Psychological Sciences, earned as a Bachelors of Science provides students with opportunities for focused study in this quintessential behavioral science and builds research skills necessary for scientific inquiry within this discipline. This degree has proven useful for careers in many areas including law, entertainment, writing, journalism, government, education, business, and the arts.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Sciences?

If you find yourself fascinated by why we think, feel, and behave the way we do, consider pursuing a degree in psychological sciences. Psychologists take a scientific approach to studying behavior and mental processes, researching the ways in which life experiences, environment, culture, and biology all work together to shape mind and brain. Our psychological sciences majors explore a wide range of subjects such as autism, child development, psychological disorders and treatments, neuroscience, and sexuality, and master the major research techniques that professional psychologists use. As an undergraduate, you will even be offered the opportunity to perform research and fieldwork with faculty and graduate students.... [-]


BSc in International Relations and Diplomacy FLORIDA

Schiller International University - Florida, Heidelberg, Madrid, Paris
Campus Full time 36 - 40 months Open Enrollment USA Florida France Paris + 2 more

The International Relations and Diplomacy Bachelor Degree program equips students with the expertise they need in order to pursue a life in government, business, and journalism and at international organizations and law firms, or to continue graduate studies in political science and international relations. [+]

Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy

Political and economic problems today transcend international boundaries. Schiller International University's International Relations and Diplomacy program equips students with the expertise they need in order to pursue a life in government, business, and journalism and at international organizations and law firms, or to continue graduate studies in political science and international relations.

Schiller International University students initially pursue courses of study in liberal arts, in order to give them a thorough foundation in history, economics, political science, and international relations.

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Psychology

The College At Brockport State University Of New York
Campus September 2018 USA Rochester

Motivated students who want to pursue research careers should consider the combined degree in psychology. Not only do students get instruction in an intensive format, but they can earn their bachelor's and master's degrees in five years with a full-time commitment. [+]

What You’ll Learn

Motivated students who want to pursue research careers should consider the combined degree in psychology. Not only do students get instruction in an intensive format, but they can earn their bachelor's and master's degrees in five years with a full-time commitment.

Students collaborate with faculty on a wide range of research, including; human learning, applied behavior analysis, language/memory of the aging, substance use in adolescence, and much more. This type of training helps our graduates get into successful research-oriented doctoral programs. Curriculum The program combines a solid undergraduate psychology education and advanced masters-level training in either general psychological research or clinical research.Our rigorous program develops applied and academic knowledge in the areas of biological, acquired or learned, social, developmental, and individual bases of behavior. Additionally, all students receive advanced training in research methods and statistics. Admission Requirements Admission to the combined program is selective, restricted to students with exceptional records, and subject to the availability of a faculty member able to serve as a thesis advisor. To be eligible for the combined BS/MA psychology program, students must attain: A minimum of 75 undergraduate credits by the end of 1st-semester junior year A minimum of one semester of PSH 399 by the end of 1st-semester junior year (with 'B' or higher) All PSH core and content courses by the end of 2nd-semester junior year 3.0 overall GPA 3.25 psychology GPA A faculty member willing to serve as graduate research mentor Deadline: November 1 of the student's Junior year... [-]

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

The mission of the School of Social Work is to promote social justice through quality professional education, advocacy, community partnerships and the development and dissemination of knowledge. [+]

Program Description

The mission of the School of Social Work is to promote social justice through quality professional education, advocacy, community partnerships and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

By combining social work courses with courses in disability studies, psychology, sociology, women’s and gender studies, and other disciplines, our program will prepare you for professional registration in the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and elsewhere.

It is also available as a two-year (20-course) degree completion program to applicants who have graduated from a general and honour’s BA in a social science discipline, or from an Ontario Child and Youth Worker Diploma program.... [-]