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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. Explore majors related to this pathway.


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

  • CDFS 211: Infant Development
  • FIS 302: Crime Scene Investigation 1
  • PSYC 302: Behavior Principles
  • PSYC 370: Emotions and Mood
  • PUBH 202: Social Determinants of Health
  • SEP 271: Sport in American Society
  • SM 486: Sport Marketing
  • SOCA 470: Cities and Urban Life
  • SOWK 147: Human Diversity
  • WGST 448: Sexuality in American Culture

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Portrait of Frankie Tack

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Fighting the opioid crisis

Frankie Tack

Drawing on her 20 years as an addiction counselor, Professor Tack coordinates WVU’s new minor in addiction studies — one of the University's many efforts to combat the region's opioid crisis.

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