The Applied Behavioral Science degree allows you to study ways to build a community and maintain relationships. Throughout this behavioral science degree, you will look at complex social issues and use the knowledge that you have gained to find solutions in our society.

Understanding why people behave in certain ways and being able to find solutions to real-world problems are often keys to making a lasting difference in society. Direct your education toward success with your Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science from Ashford University.

  • Analyze major behavioral science concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings to solve complex problems in the field of study
  • Compose effective communications in a variety of formats for assessment, evaluation, and/or intervention purposes
  • Apply the principles of the scientific method to assessment, evaluation, and intervention at intrapersonal and interpersonal levels
  • Explain the value of empirical evidence, acting ethically, and acknowledging and respecting human diversity
  • Utilize the scientific approach to address practical problems related to the cognition, affect, and behavior of individuals in social contexts


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