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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 $18,000+ by starting here - 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

With a Certificate in Behavioral Sciences, you will be qualified for positions that include residential advisor, social science research assistant, and social and human services assistant.

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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