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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BS 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 TU 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 TU 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; first step for a TU graduate degree in Psychology, Social Work or Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology is the study of behavior, mental processes, emotions and their biological bases. Understanding self and others is a tremendously valuable tool that helps psychology majors prepare for careers in a broad variety of settings. These may include medicine, law and law enforcement, education, healthcare, youth services, business, architecture, engineering, wellness, sports, science, and research. The Thomas University Psychology Department fosters a professional atmosphere of intellectual curiosity by encouraging students to examine the latest research trends within the field and to obtain firsthand practical experience alongside regional mental healthcare providers. The online psychology degree from Thomas University is a convenient way for both traditional and non-traditional students to earn a degree... [-]

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 providing 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.... [-]


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. The Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Psychology & Safety is designed to provide the student the following expertise: Knowledge of basic psychological principles and theories, and how those are applied to the study of individuals and organizations, including the role of psychological constructs and research as they relate to the science and practice of safety. This includes sufficient Psychology coursework for graduate study in Psychology or related disciplines, if desired. Understanding of the breadth of application for the discipline of industrial psychology and safety, including personnel selection, group dynamics, leadership, human factors in organizational systems, occupational... [-]

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 find 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. Students with majors in psychology are required to take an exit examination and attain a minimum score based on the national norms of the test for graduation. Requirements for a major in psychology COURSES IN MAJOR CREDIT General Psychology (PY 201) 3 Introduction to the Psychology Major (PY 222) 1 Learning (PY 321) 3 Physiological Psychology (PY 361) 3 Psychological Statistics (PY 375) 3 Experimental Psychology (PY 465W) 3 Psychology Electives 18 Total in major: 34* Note: *30 hours prior to 2008-2009 catalog - 33 hours starting with the 2008-2009 catalog *33 hours prior to 2013-2014 catalog - 34 hours starting with the 2013-2014 catalog Prescribed Supporting Courses: CREDIT Introductory Biology (BI 101-102) or... [-]

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.... [-]


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. The Counseling faculty represents varied disciplines with combined years totaling 102 years of counseling and teaching experience in a variety of settings. The disciplines include a Counseling Psychologist, an Adventure-Based Counselor, a Pastoral Counselor and two Licensed Professional Counselors, one of whom specializes in Human Sexuality and Gender Identity issues. Their broad spectrum of expertise will afford you the ideal training for future ministry in any counseling context. General Education – 69 hours Bible & Theology – 30 hours BIB 213 Hermeneutics BSF 103 Foundations of Spiritual Formation NTE 103 Introduction to the New Testament NTE ___ New Testament Elective OTE 103 Introduction to the Old Testament OTE ___ Old Testament Elective SYT 303 Introduction to Theology 3 hours Theology Elective... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelor of Science Programs in Social Sciences in North America 2018. 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. Students in this major are required to identify a specialty area within the Department to further hone and apply their knowledge in addressing social problems of particular interest. The Department offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of General Studies degree in six specialty areas. The specialty areas for student concentration are: Adults with Disabilities, Basic Research and Conceptual Foundations (with options in either), Community Health and Development, Early Childhood (with options in education and intervention, autism, and research), Organizational Behavioral Management Research and Practice, and Youth Development and Juvenile... [-]

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 advance 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 Clinical/Personality. The Clinical/Personality specialization explores the relationship between typical personality development and atypical processes leading to mental illness. It involves the study of the science and practice of providing assessment and treatment services at individual, family or community levels to people with or at risk for mental illness. A background in this... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelor of Science Programs in Social Sciences in North America 2018. 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. Counseling Concentration The Counseling concentration is designed for students considering careers in counseling or other applications of Psychology to assist people in clinical and human service settings. Core coursework includes theories of psychological treatment and behavioral change, psychological disorders, effective helping skills, and research methods. Human Resource Management Concentration The Human Resource Management concentration provides foundation skills necessary to fulfill newly emerging and traditional roles in personnel administration and human resource management. Preparation includes a background in traditional personnel administration skills, such as interviewing and hiring, evaluation of progress and potential, and increasing work efficiency. Core coursework includes human resource management, career planning, labor relations, compensation and benefits, and research methods.... [-]

Bachelor of Science in International Studies

Campbellsville University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Campbellsville

Like the arts degree, this is an interdisciplinary program that combines critical thinking and analysis skills, ethics, and cross-cultural studies. [+]

Bachelor of Science in International Studies. Like the arts degree, this is an interdisciplinary program that combines critical thinking and analysis skills, ethics, and cross-cultural studies. The program will prepare the student for a career in local, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations where he/she will be equipped to lead from a Christian worldview. Upon completion, the student may also choose to pursue graduate-level education in diverse fields such as law, political science, international business, Christian missions, TESL, MATESOL, public policy and administration.Five areas of concentration include Latin studies, World culture studies, European studies, Inter-Cultural Christian mission studies, and TESL studies (Teaching English as a Second Language). However, to receive the BS degree, students pursing a major in International Studies do not have to take foreign language courses but must complete six additional hours to be selected from the options available in the Core Courses section of the degree.The faculty strongly recommends that students who expect to enter graduate studies in International Studies or a related field choose the Bachelor of Arts options.... [-]


BSW in Social Work

Northern Arizona University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff + 1 more

This program at Northern Arizona University is focused on practice with rural and Indigenous populations of the Southwest; addressing poverty, structural racism, and oppression; providing leadership in promoting human rights and social and economic justice; and service with vulnerable and underserved populations. [+]

Bachelor of Science Programs in Social Sciences in North America 2018. The social work profession is dedicated to enhancing human well-being and to help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. The intent of this program is to educate competent generalist social workers for practice with diverse populations and multi-level social systems, while developing skills for facilitating the planned change process. This program at Northern Arizona University is focused on practice with rural and Indigenous populations of the Southwest; addressing poverty, structural racism, and oppression; providing leadership in promoting human rights and social and economic justice; and service with vulnerable and underserved populations. This program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work? Are you passionate about social justice and social change? Do you want a rewarding career working with the disenfranchised, vulnerable, and oppressed? Are you interested in providing assistance and support to diverse individuals, groups, and communities? A social work degree will help you accomplish these academic and professional goals. Our accredited BSW degree enables you to become a licensed generalist social worker in many states. The social work degree will provide you with opportunities to learn the professional knowledge, values, and skills needed to help people experiencing overwhelming life challenges such as substance abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, homelessness, and death, as well... [-]

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 .... [+]

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.... [-]


BSc Social Psychology

Park University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Parkville Kansas City + 1 more

Social Psychology blends the strengths of psychology and sociology. It studies the "person in the situation," and integrates knowledge about individual, group, and organizational processes. Social psychology trains you to see yourself, others, and the cultures and societies we live in more clearly, critically, and completely. [+]

Bachelor of Science Programs in Social Sciences in North America 2018. Social Psychology blends the strengths of psychology and sociology. It studies the "person in the situation," and integrates knowledge about individual, group, and organizational processes. Social psychology trains you to see yourself, others, and the cultures and societies we live in more clearly, critically, and completely. Bachelor of Science in Social Psychology Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus, in the Kansas City area as an accelerated program, online, and as an extended learning program on select campuses. Social Psychology is an adaptable major that trains students for a wide range of career options, and it is personally useful in every facet of your life beyond mere employment. It equips you with a set of tools useful for a wide range of careers in business and industry, government, applied social research, data analysis and interpretation, policy and program implementation, the helping and service professions, or continued graduate study in psychology or sociology. The B.S. degree requires a minimum of 120 total credit hours to graduate. [-]