Behavioral Science (A.S.)

Behavioral Science (A.S.)
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The A.S. in Behavioral Science provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human behavior within a global world view.

Build a Foundation in Behavioral Health

Your courses will introduce you to the biological, psychological, social, and cultural variables of human behavior and within each concentration area, you’ll gain deeper-level knowledge. For example, the addictions studies concentration introduces students to the issues associated with supporting people involved with addictive behaviors.

For those looking to further their education beyond an associate, this degree can prepare you for a smooth transition to the bachelor’s in Psychology, Health and WellnessHuman Services, or Criminal Justice.

Select a Concentration

Your concentration will help you customize your degree program to complement your career goals. As a student, you’ll take your core degree requirements and enroll in a specific set of courses that relate to your chosen concentration area to complete your degree program.

Course Highlights

  •  Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Criminology

...and more!


  • Regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE).
  • Available fully online with select on-campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Nationally ranked online programs.
  • About 89% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career advising is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts and share their real-world expertise, helping you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
  • We’re experts at assessing credit toward your undergraduate degree – not only from previous college coursework, but also for other college-level knowledge demonstrated outside the traditional classroom.

  • Completion of our free, online application for admission
  • High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
    • Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC

Those wishing to continue their education may apply their 60-credit associate degree toward an 120-credit bachelor’s degree. Ask your advisor for details!

Your Prior and Current Learning Counts

Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are experts at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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