Behavioral and Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts East-West University
If you want career options, like working with and for others, and you are looking for a relevant degree program, say one in behavioural and social science in Chicago, then find it at East-West University.
Our Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences provides several multidisciplinary academic offerings with disciplines focused primarily on human beings' behaviour as individuals and as members of society in a contextual setting.
At its core, behavioural and social sciences study human behaviour, the evolution and change of individuals, societies, and institutions' structure and function. Our program emphasizes inter-and intra-connected contextual impacts. Disciplines include anthropology, criminal justice, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work – with foreign languages, history, and Islamic Studies as additional areas.
Our Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences gives you the flexibility to customize your education through areas of concentration in African-American studies, criminal justice, international relations, psychology, social work, or sociology. Explore social science in Chicago to pursue your degree as a broad generalist or focus on a specific discipline – whichever best fits your educational goals and objectives.
Combining applied scientific research with a sound grasp of major theories in the behavioural and social sciences, you will gain the technical ability and theoretical comprehension to recognize, articulate, and assess:
Artistic, social, and scientific contributions of different cultures, societies, and peoples
Implications of comprehensive global interconnectedness and interdependence of forms of life as related to humankind
Key assumptions of diverse socio-political, historical, cultural, and psychological theories
Critical functions and importance of science and technology in social and human development
Human beings' needs and aspirations as contributing factors of societal, that is to say: socio-economic, political, and cultural activities.
Upon completion of the program, you will contribute proactively to solutions of current and future challenges substantially resulting from globalization and global interdependence.
This program is particularly suited to merging your vocational sense of mission in service to humanity with a highly skilled profession. It also provides excellent and permanent employment opportunities. All of the major areas – be it political science, psychology, criminal justice, social work, or sociology – embrace a high degree of real, practical, hands-on application, thorough familiarity with foundational theoretical knowledge, and comprehensive reflective assessment allowing for constant improvement and growth. Your focus ultimately remains on making the world community a better place in which to live.