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Arts & Sciences

Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Behavioral and Social Sciences is a multi-disciplinary department that focuses on developing essential skills for exploring the human condition and nurturing a capacity for informed citizenship.  The department prides itself on the dynamic and accomplished faculty who actively engage students through a variety of pedagogical methods in the following areas:

Majors offered in the Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences

  1. Environmental Studies
  2. History
  3. Political Science
  4. Psychology
  5. Social Science
  6. Social Work
  7. Sociology
  8. Sociology with Criminology Concentration

The B.A. degree requires completion of the second-year course sequence in a foreign language. The B.S. degree requires seven additional semester hours of science and mathematics.

Why UM for Behavioral & Social Sciences?

BSS Scholarships 

Dr. Clark Hultquist presents Dr. Jeanetta Corbett Keller with the 2019 BSS Distinguished Alumna Award.

Dr. Keller, recipient of the 2019 BSS Distinguished Alumna Award, with her husband Bill Keller

Bill and Jeanetta Keller with UM President Dr. John Stewart

BSS Distinguished Alumna Dr. Jeanetta Corbett Keller, second from left, and her family

Winner of the 2018 BSS Distinguished Alumnus Award
Dr. Wilson Fallin, with wife Barbara