Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Sciences

Students interested in studying the human mind and behavior can find a variety of course options in the Phoenix College Behavioral Sciences Department, including:

Psychology: Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior, embracing all aspects of the human experience — from the functions of the brain to the actions of nations, from child development to care for the aged.

Social Work: Social Work courses are designed to introduce students to a career that spans the public and private sector. Social work provides an opportunity to work with every aspect of society in problem-solving, public policy and human services.

Sociology: The discipline of Sociology examines the behavior of humans in different groups within the society. It includes examination of various areas of inequalities, such as class, gender, race/ethnicity, and age.

Women’s Studies: Women's Studies courses offer students opportunities to explore the roles of women in society, images of women today, equality and power issues, gender, race, ethnicity and social status of women in the United States