Mission Statement

The Behavioral Science department is a rigorous interdisciplinary program (Anthropology, Family Studies, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Substance Use Disorder Counseling, and Autism studies) that prepares students to make positive contributions in their academic, work, and community settings by developing their understanding of human functioning in various contexts. We promote and mentor student engagement with each other and with their academic, professional, or geographic communities in order to achieve essential learning outcomes.

Degrees

Associate of Science/Arts in Behavioral Science
Bachelor of Science/Arts in Behavioral Science (Students must choose one emphasis out of the following: Anthropology, Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology.)
Bachelor of Social Work
Autism Studies, Certificate of Proficiency (beginning Fall 2014)
Substance Use Disorder Counseling, Certificate of Proficiency

Administration & Staff

Department Chair - Dr. Kristine Doty, 801-863-8418, kris.doty@uvu.edu, LA 012b
Assistant Department Chair - Cameron John, 801-863-8809, cameron.john@uvu.edu, LA 012e
BSW Program Director - Lars Eggertsen, 801-863-6731, larse@uvu.edu, LC 221d
BSW Field Director - Kristine Doty, 801-863-8418, kris.doty@uvu.edu, LA 012fb
Administrative Assistant III - Kiera Davis, 801-863-8083, LA 012
Administrative Assistant II - Tara Hammond, 801-863-6211,  LA 012

Academic Advisors

Emily McCoy advises students with last names A-E
Emily.McCoy@uvu.edu
801-863-8120
Schedule an appointment by calling 801-863-6377
Office- LC 221b

Giovana Alisa advises students last names F-Le
801-863-8073
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alisagi@uvu.edu
Office - LC 221a

Travis Reynolds advises students last names Lf-Ri
801-863-5347
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travis.reynolds@uvu.edu
Office - LC 221d

Lori Duke advises students with last names Rj-Z
dukelo@uvu.edu
801-863-6718
Schedule an appointment by calling 801-863-6377
Office- LC 221c