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Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavioral Sciences program is to prepare students with an interdisciplinary educational foundation for entry-level employment and/or advancement in positions which address the human condition. These include areas such as  social services, sociology, social work, or psychology oriented professions. Further, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavioral Sciences will provide a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue graduate work in any of the behavioral sciences of psychology, sociology or social work. Inherent within this mission is a commitment to the development of an ethical professional who is dedicated to understanding and improving the social conditions of human interaction among diverse populations; and to promoting the Sisters of Mercy values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.