Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Academic Bulletin

Behavioral Sciences, Community & International Development BS


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The Community and International Development concentration offers interdisciplinary study in the humanitarian and development field. This unique approach equips students with the skills needed to identify and respond to social and economic challenges across the globe. Community and international development workers perform a wide array of tasks that enable communities at the local, national, or international level to change and improve various aspects in the lives of their residents. They work in different settings such as inner city agencies, service-learning organizations, community service organizations, community advocacy groups, government and non-governmental organizations, international relief and development agencies, church-based mission programs, and more.

Total Credits - 124


Major - 44


Student Learning Outcomes


At the end of the program a student will be able to:

  • Think critically about human thought and behavior in individuals, sociocultural, and ecological systems.
  • Select credible sources of evidence from the behavioral sciences, and specifically in the area of anthropology, sociology, and psychology.
  • Conduct effective research projects in behavioral sciences from design through data interpretation.
  • Apply ethical standards to scholarship and practice in the behavioral sciences.
  • Apply principles and skills from the behavioral sciences to serve their communities.
  • Write and speak effectively about theories, data, and practice in behavioral sciences.
  • Prepare a professional plan for life after graduation.
  • Apply principles from behavioral sciences to understand and influence the development of faith across the life span.
  • Know the key themes in relevant areas in behavioral sciences. 

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