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Online behavioral science courses

The human condition is complex, and people often need help navigating through life’s dilemmas and difficult situations. Our behavioral science courses explore how human behavior and society intersect in fields such as ethics, history, human services, political science, psychology and sociology.

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5-6 week courses

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Why take behavioral science courses with us?

You can meet your general education requirements on your schedule, or pick courses designed to help you grow personally and professionally.

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at 866-354-1800.

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Learn remotely — and quickly

With a wide range of topics to choose from, you can complete all your social and behavioral science courses online and in 5-6 weeks.  

Be ready for life’s challenges

By better understanding how history, society and individual behavior impacts everyday life, you’ll be better prepared for the challenges in the workplace — and in life.

Get affordable pricing

Our prices are competitive and fixed. And, if this course can help you in the workplace, check to see if your employer will cover you for it.

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Consider a bachelor’s degree

If you like the way these courses fit into your busy life or help you bring new skills to your job, check with an enrollment representative to see if you can apply them toward a bachelor’s degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are behavioral science courses like at University of Phoenix?

In these courses, you’ll learn how to address the emotional, social, and case management needs of the organizations and companies you support. You’ll study program facilitation and other human services skills to help address those in need. And you’ll develop communication and technology skills to enhance human interactions.

Why do I need to meet prerequisites?

Prerequisites are gathered for individual courses to make sure every student enrolled in the course has the foundational knowledge to be successful. To show you meet the required prerequisite for some courses, you simply have to upload a digital copy of your transcript (official or unofficial) during the checkout process. Then you’re good to go.

Are these courses transferrable?

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at 866-354-1800.

Is University of Phoenix accredited?

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) and its predecessor for more than 40 years.

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After you’ve completed your courses, you can request your official transcripts be sent directly to you or your school of choice.

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