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Introduction to Behavioral Science
The Behavioral Science degree at Manchester Community College is designed for students who are planning to pursue a four-year degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, or human/social service disciplines. Through a variety of theoretical and practical applications the Behavioral Science degree focuses on how underlying concepts, theories and principles affect human behavior and societal systems.
A degree in behavioral science is the beginning of a pathway that leads to careers such as: Social Worker, Personal Home Care Aide, Social Service Technician, Rehabilitation Counselor, Psychologist, Organizational Psychologist, Law Enforcement Officer, Parole/Probation Officer, Sociologist, Child Care Aide or Family Therapist.
The Behavioral Science degree offers a comprehensive behavioral science foundation that provides students with a theoretical basis for future study. Aligning with coursework offered at four-year institutions, the Behavioral Science degree program seeks to provide all students with courses in psychology and sociology; offering students the first two years of a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Behavioral Science.