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Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Sciences

This program introduces you to the social sciences - sociology, anthropology and psychology - and leads to an interdisciplinary certificate encompassing all three. Students will use a scientific study of human behavior to understand the “why” behind the decisions people make.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Behavioral Sciences

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. What you need to succeed, including free tutoring
  3. This program can be completed 100 percent online, so you don’t have to interrupt your schedule

Behavioral Sciences Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • Modern Social Problems
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Marriage & the Family
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Psychological Statistics 
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Psychology of Adolescence
  • Psychology of Adjustment
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Human Sexuality
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Health
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Neuropsychology
  • Abnormal Psychology

Career Opportunities in Behavioral Sciences

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Behavioral Sciences courses transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue advanced degrees in Behavioral Sciences, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Behavioral Sciences program?

For more information, contact the Associate Dean at Center Campus: 586.286.2282 or, or at South Campus: 586.445.7354 or

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