Social & Behavioral Sciences

You can affect change by affecting behaviors.

Much can be gleaned by studying history and the people who lived it. Social & Behavioral Sciences at Friends University prepares students to study events and people so that they may educate others and affect positive change

Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts

A broad spectrum of criminal justice education is provided with specific concentration in management and social concerns intrinsic to the areas of law enforcement and correctional systems.

History and Political Science, Bachelor of Arts

A broad understanding of people can be acquired by studying major events in history, which impacts the way we live today.

Psychology, Bachelor of Science

A degree in psychology will prepare you to better understand how the mind works and how it influences our thinking, behavior and relationships.

Sociology, Bachelor of Arts

Friends University sociology students seek to understanding how and why people engage in specific behaviors in order to understand and educate about the root causes of social problems.


Featured Faculty

Bill Allan

Bill Allan

  • Dean of the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education; Associate Professor of Family Life; Division Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.A., California State Polytechnic
Russell Fox

Dr. Russell Arben Fox

  • Professor of Political Science; Director of Honors Program; Model UN Sponsor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Catholic University of America
Tor Wynn

Dr. Tor Wynn

  • Associate Professor Sociology & Criminology; Program Director of Criminal Justice/Sociology
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.A., Oakland University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa