Social & Behavioral Science

Do you love learning about people, society, culture and how they intersect?

Are you interested in helping people and protecting society?

Do you want a career in counseling or the law?

Are you interested in communication and relationships?

The social and behavioral science focus area at Missouri Western State University allows students to explore a broad range of academic disciplines involved with personal and social issues. Students in this focus area will examine the historical, political, and cultural influences on past and present human behavior. Students will be prepared for careers in law, criminal justice, social work, counseling, and communications.

Missouri Western majors that are related to this focus area include:

  • B.S. Convergent Journalism and Public Relations
  • B.S.E. Secondary: Social Studies
  • B.S. Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Concentration
  • B.S. Criminal Justice/Legal Studies Concentration
  • B.S. Law
  • B.S.W. Social Work
  • A.S. Criminal Justice
  • A.S. Legal Assistant
  • B.S. Psychology

Social & Behavioral Science Careers
Social & Behavioral Science Sample Plan

Please visit the Major/Minor Forms and Sample Programs website for more detailed information about each major!