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Behavioral and Social Sciences Pathway

Studying human behavior and interactions will help you understand and change society – and pursue careers that help people improve their lives.


Find your niche — in the classroom and beyond. We’ll help you find your passion and build skills for your career. These are just a few of the resources you’ll have access to at WVU that will prepare you life after WVU.

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Personalize your curriculum with classes related to your interests and career goals.

  • ADPR 439: Strategic Social Media
  • ART 410: Introduction to Visual Arts Therapy
  • CSAD 334: Neuroscience in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • SEP 272: Psychological Perspectives of Sport
  • SM 375: Sport in the Global Market
  • SOCA 302: Deviant Behavior
  • SOCA 357: Archaeological Field School
  • SOCA 457: Social Movements
  • SOWK 380: Child Welfare
  • WGST 225: Women in Appalachia

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Why did you choose your major?

Katie Merrill
Mental Health and Addiction Studies

"Because I am passionate about working with individuals who are struggling with addiction. My classes not only look at mental health issues but also at helping those with addictions, and that's something that I'm passionate about."

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