Behavioral Sciences

Academic Programs

We strive to train and equip both undergraduate and graduate students to face the challenging world of behavioral health, psychology, counseling, sociology, and criminal justice. Our diverse programs and experienced faculty provide numerous opportunities for students to actively engage these disciplines. Specific emphasis on the acquisition of essential knowledge and the development of required skills and dispositions is essential to our core mission

Our undergraduate programs seek to train students for direct entry into the job market and to successfully compete for further study in graduate programs. Our major areas of study include:

Majors
Minors
  • Social Justice

A Comprehensive Education

At MNU, you can continue your behavioral sciences education throughout your career with Masters and Certificate options.

Graduate Program
Certificate Programs

Outcomes

Our undergraduate programs seek to train students for direct entry into the job market and to successfully compete for further study in graduate programs. As our world shifts due to more technological connection, exposure to diverse people groups, and increased pace of change we emphasize the core attributes of:

  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellence in writing and verbal communication
  • Empathic engagement with human need and suffering
  • Flexible knowledge base
  • Engaged Christian worldview

 

SENIOR COMPREHENSIVE EXAM

A comprehensive examination is required to be passed by all senior behavioral science majors before graduation. The comprehensive examination is meant to assess the student’s mastery of basic content areas of the curriculum.

The examination is administered by the Department each Fall and Spring semester for psychology, sociology, and criminal justice majors and in January for business psychology majors. Further details regarding the senior comprehensive are available from the Behavioral Science Department Chair. There is a $25.00 fee for this exam.

 

Office of Admissions
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
Department of Behavioral Sciences
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
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