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.


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 and Minor
Substance Use Disorder Counseling, Certificate of Proficiency

Administration & Staff                                                                               Academic Advisors

Department Chair - Dr. Cameron John
CB 207   801.863.8809
Mrs. Cindy Lau - Advises last names A-E
CB 506F   801.863.8120 
Cindy.Lau@uvu.edu    Schedule an appointment


Assistant Department Chair - Dr. Grace Chou
CB 207   801.863.6091
Mrs. Kaye Fugal - Advises last name F-Le
          CB 506C   801.863.8073
          fugalkay@uvu.edu    Schedule an appointment
BSW Program Director - Dr. Lars Eggertsen
CB 207   801.863.6731
Mrs. April Kirk - Advises last name Lf-Ri
          CB 506E   801.863.5347
          april.kirk@uvu.edu    Schedule an appointment
BSW Field Director - Dr. Alan Misbach
CB 207   801.863.6724
Mrs. Lori Duke - Advises last names Rj-Z
CB 506G   801.863.6718
dukelo@uvu.edu    Schedule an appointment
Administrative Assistant (III) - Mrs. Kiera Davis
CB 207  801.863.8083

For assistance with scheduling an appointment please call:

Administrative Assistant (II) - Mrs. Megan Olivera
CB 207   801.863.6211