Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences (ABS)

This degree equips students with the insights, skills, and theory to thrive in diverse roles working with and leading groups. This interdisciplinary program combines approaches from psychology, sociology, communications, and cultural and organizational studies to provide a framework for effective professional practice in a variety of settings and graduate study.

Delivery Method

Courses meet four hours, one night a week. Each class is 5-6 weeks long. The total length of the program is 14-15 months.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed NLU application (

  • Application fee waived with online application

  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

  • Students must have completed at least 90 quarter hours (60 sh) with at least a 2.0 grade point average.

Transfer Policy

Students may transfer in up to 120 quarter hours in general education and elective credit.

Special Characteristics

The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences at NLU has been in existence since 1978, and was one of the first of its kind. The program has prepared generations of graduates to bring insights and skills about how to maximize the contributions of individuals and groups to diverse workplaces.

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