BAS in Applied Behavioral Science - What You'll Learn

Throughout your studies, you will 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 will also gain practical job experience by completing two advanced 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Use systematic methods to acquire, analyze and apply relevant information for evaluation, assessment and to inform their practice.
  2. Practice behaviors that are congruent with the values and ethics of the human services profession.
  3. Demonstrate cultural humility and cultural competence and provide culturally relevant services.
  4. Implement awareness of one’s own values, cultural biases and belief systems to advocate for social justice in our environments and in our communities.
  5. Reflect economic, political, social rights by challenging individual, institutional and systemic discriminatory practices.
  6. Integrate program learning and the professional self, toward a broad range of professional roles.

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