Individuals with an associate’s degree or equivalent college credits can complete an online bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Studies from George Fox University in as little as 16 months. Students will learn to apply knowledge and skills from social and behavioral science to work in the human services field. The curriculum explores group and family systems, stages of human development, ethical issues, and barriers in delivering services to special populations. Students will also learn how to speak and write more effectively to create grant proposals with this online bachelor’s in psychology. Each student will plan, implement, and report on an approved research project that examines issues in the student’s own social and behavioral environment.
Classes within this major include a variety of topics such as:
- Abnormal psychology
- Interpersonal communication
- Addiction disorders
- Assessment and referral
- Contemporary social dynamics and public policy
Students begin the program with a two-day, face-to-face cohort launch at the Portland Center.
- At least 62 semester credits (93 quarter credits) 75-90 semester credits are recommended (113-135 quarter credits)
- Five total years of post-high school work experience
- 2.5 GPA
- Placement Essay
School Accreditation Statement
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities