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BA in Applied Behavioral Science

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science program have the opportunity to learn the skills and competencies necessary to pursue a wide range of careers related to the social science field. Read more about the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science program are interested in the field social science. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science online degree program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career related to understanding behavior and solving social problems. The program provides students with the opportunity to study topics pertaining to the social environment, and includes courses in social psychology, public policy, behavioral science, and more.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • ABS 200: Introduction to Applied Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)
  • SOC 203: Social Problems (3 credits)
  • COM 321: Communication Theory (3 credits)
  • PSY 304: Lifespan Development (3 credits)
  • PSY 301: Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • SOC 320: Public Policy & Social Services (3 credits)
  • ABS 415: Leadership & Ethics in a Changing World (3 credits)
  • ABS 417: Community Organizing & Development (3 credits)
  • SOC 402: Contemporary Social Problems & the Workplace (3 credits)
  • PSY 325: Statistics for the Behavioral & Social Sciences (3 credits)
  • PSY 326: Research Methods (3 credits)
  • ABS 497: Applied Behavioral Sciences Capstone (3 credits)

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science program could pursue master's degrees in applied behavioral science or other specialized areas of social science.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include:

  • Master of Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Master of Human Sciences
  • Master of Social Science

Career Paths:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science online degree program is designed to prepare students for an array of positions in both public and private organizations.

Positions that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Human resources
  • Customer service
  • Religious studies
  • Law enforcement
  • Counseling
  • Consumer science
  • Youth services
  • Urban planning
  • Human services

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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