Behavioral Sciences

The Behavioral Sciences Department's multi-disciplinary character, grounded in a liberal arts perspective, offers unique opportunities to the student of human behavior. Training in a student's particular major and secondary area of focus provide a firm foundation for graduate work and employment in a wide range of occupations including human services, law enforcement, business, management, and government service.

Programs of Study


 Graduate Degrees


Criminal Justice Associate Degree

Method: Online and In-person courses | Credit Hours: 60
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The Criminal Justice associate degree provides a background for students interested in a career in the field of criminal justice or a related area. Federal law enforcement, state and local police work, probation and parole (juvenile and adult), and corrections are all criminal justice careers.

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Delta Sigma Omicron

Delta Sigma Omicron

Delta Sigma Omicron is a co-ed rehabilitation service fraternity open to ALL persons enrolled at Arkansas Tech University, Alumni and field members with an interest in ensuring that individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in, and benefit from, the curricular, co-curricular and vocational opportunities available at Arkansas Tech and the surrounding community. Current service projects include the Equestrian Zone, Play Unified, and Shooting for Success. Contact to get involved!


Student Organizations

Alpha Kappa Delta

Anthropology Club

Behavioral Sciences Club

Because We Can

Pre-Law Society

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology


Food Recovery Program

Because We Can students organize and participate in ATU’s food recovery program. Students gather food from on-campus dining locations, pack it up, and deliver it to local shelters and food pantries. Over the past two years, students have collected over 28,000 pounds of food for the community. Contact to get involved.

Food Recovery Group

Contact the Behavioral Sciences Department

Witherspoon Hall 348
407 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0305
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