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.
The Department offers a minor that is often complimentary to majors in other departments and may support student professional interests. The Department has a minor that requires 18-hours of coursework, inclusive of ABSC 100/101, and 12 hours at the junior/senior level. Within the minor, students may elect a sequence of courses in the Department's specialty area that serve their career and service interests.