BAS in Applied Behavioral Science - What You'll Learn

Seattle Central College's Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Behavioral Science is designed specifically for people in the human services professions who want to continue their education in social and human services, child and family studies, chemical dependency, family support services and interpreting / translations fields.

Throughout your studies, you'll develop marketable skills in communication, social psychology, public policy analysis, cultural competency, research principles, economic and political systems, professional/ethical practices, environmental science and more.

You'll also gain practical job experience by completing two internships with some of Seattle's most impactful agencies and organizations. Graduates of this program will be able to work in different fields of practice and qualify for a variety of graduate school programs.

Students who complete the Applied Behavioral Science program will be able to:

  1. Use systematic methods to acquire, analyze and apply relevant information.
  2. Integrate knowledge from relevant disciplines.
  3. Apply ethical practices based on internalized professional values.
  4. Apply relevant skills qualifying them for a broad range of professional roles.
  5. Provide culturally relevant services and challenge individual and institutional discriminatory practices.

Learn more about course planning for the Applied Behavioral Science program.