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Behavioral Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Behavioral Sciences.  Our students and faculty in the Department are dedicated to the teaching and learning of Psychology, Sociology, Health Sciences, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Homeland and Corporate Security. But more than that, we are an inclusive and engaged community that share a love for understanding and helping others and society. Whether you’re seeking career trajectory, employment credentials, or graduate school admission, our talented faculty and staff can help you take that next step in any number of fields and programs. Please take a moment to explore all we have to offer and don’t hesitate to reach out to me personally if I can be of any assistance. 

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Nursing  


    Department Chair

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    Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Department Chair
    Phone: 256-233-6556
    Office: Founders Hall, Room 303

    In the News

    • Athens State University Honors Students for Summer 2023 Semester

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    • Athens State Kicks Off Fall Semester and Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

    • Athens State Establishes Fast-Track BSN Program with Drake State

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