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Behavioral Science

Associate in Arts

 Degree In

Behavioral Science [06100]

 

Faculty Advisor/Social Sciences Division Director: 

Patricia Purdue patricia.purdue@wosc.edu

 

Western Oklahoma State College offers high-quality courses designed to fulfill the lower level requirements for behavioral science majors at most senior colleges.   The student should complete the general education requirements shown below and finish the Associate’s Degree with electives indicated below.  Because departmental requirements vary somewhat at different senior colleges, the student is strongly urged to consult a faculty advisor.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS............................................................... Credit Hours:  38

 

English

 

3 hours

3 hours

 

ENGL 1113

ENGL 1213

 

English Composition I

English Composition II 

 

Speech

 

3 hours

 

SPCH 1113

 

Public Speaking

 

Physical Science

 

4/5 hours

 

See Advisor

 

Any GEOL, CHEM, PHYS or PSCI course

 

Biological Science

 

4/5 hours

 

BIOL 1114

BIOL 1124

BIOL 1134

BIOL 1144

 

 

General Biology

General Botany

General Zoology

General Biology I (Majors)

 

Humanities

 

6 hours

 

See Advisor

 

Any two (2) courses listed as humanities

 

Social Science

 

3 hours

 

3 hours

 

HIST 1483 or

   HIST 1493

POLS 1113

American History (1492-1865) or

American History (1865-Present)

Federal Government

 

Mathematics

 

3 hours

 

See Advisor

 

Functions & Modeling (Recommended) or

Any college-level Math

 

Behavioral Science

 

3 hours

 

PSYC 1113

SOCI 1113

 

Introduction to Psychology or

Introduction to Sociology  

 

Computer Science

 

3 hours

 

COSC 1153

 

Microcomputer Applications

 

AREA RECOMMENDATIONS................................................................................... Credit Hours:  24

 

A minimum of 12 credit hours selected from the following list are required (beyond the social science courses required for general education listed above).

 

An additional 12 hours may be from approved liberal arts and science courses (but should ideally come from this list).

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

1-3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

1-3 hours

ANTH 2413

PSYC 1113

PSYC 2403

PSYC 2253

PSYC 2273

PSYC 2713

PSYC 2293

PSYC 2901/2/3

SOCI 1113

SOCI 2013

SOCI 2113

SOCI 2223

SOCI 2901/2/3

Cultural Anthropology

Introduction to Psychology

Personality Theories

Developmental Psychology

Social Psychology

Aging

Introduction to Counseling

Selected Topics in Psychology

Introduction to Sociology

Marriage and Family

Social Problems

Cultural Diversities

Selected Topics in Sociology

                                                                                                                                        TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:  62

 


 

 

 

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE ADVISER(S)

Patricia Purdue
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Division Director (Social Science, Behavioral Science, Philosophy and Religion)
(580) 477-7975
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