Behavioral Sciences

Psychology (Child Development, Health and Human Services), Sociology (Criminal Justice, Health and Human Services)

  • Major
  • Minor
  • Emphases (4)

Improve the human condition.


In the Department of Behavioral Sciences, we offer two majors: psychology with child development, health and human services emphases and teaching licensure and sociology with criminal justice and health and human services emphases.

Whether you want to explore human or societal behavior, both majors bridge theory and practice with the aim of helping you become a competitive candidate for the pre-professional program or graduate school of your choice or start a related career.

Program Emphases

  • Psychology: Child Development

  • Psychology: Health and Human Services

  • Sociology: Criminal Justice

  • Sociology: Health and Human Services

Additional Programs

  • Minors

    Psychology, Sociology

  • Pre-Professional Program

    Social Work

  • Teaching Licensure

    Psychology (6-12) licensure

Virtual Tour

  • Melhorn Lecture Hall

    Melhorn Hall

    Take a 360° virtual tour of the lecture halls and labs in Melhorn Science Hall - the home to the Behavioral Sciences program at McPherson College.

    Virtual Tour