May 27, 2024  
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mercy University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Behavioral Science, Gerontology Specialization, B.S.

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Yi-Hsuan Chelsea Kuo, Ph.D., Program Director

(Note: Courses also offered online)

Bachelor of Science

General Liberal Arts and Sciences  
General Education Requirements 60 credits
Major Concentration  
Behavioral Science 36 credits
Open Electives 24 credits
Total 120 credits

Students who choose the major in Behavioral Science with a specialization in Gerontology must complete:


At least two major courses in psychology and two major courses in sociology must be completed in residence at Mercy University.

BHSC 370 - Stats Socl/Behv Sciences  is recommended for students planning to attend graduate school.

There is an 18-credit residency requirement in the major of Behavioral Science.
PSYN 101  and SOCL 101  are Prerequisites for the major courses in psychology and sociology and fulfill part of the General Education requirements.

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