Behavioral Science

The Behavioral Sciences major provides students with a broad, foundational knowledge of human behavior and an understanding of how scientists think about and understand human behavior. The core courses provide students a background suitable to helping them better understand social science principles related to the behavior of individuals across multiple social contexts and institutions (family, community, society and culture). Non-licensure track.

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Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Faculty

Dr. Bradley Penn, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor of Psychology/Psychology Dept. Chair
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN
M.A. in Counseling Psychology from George Fox University/Western Evangelical Seminary, Medford, OR
B.A. in Bible/Christian Education/Pastoral Ministries from Vennard College, University Park, IA

Debbie Penn, Ph.D. {ABD}

Assistant Professor of Social Science
Doctoral studies in Religious Education ABD
M.A., Western Evangelical Seminary, George Fox
B.A., Vennard College

Lara Vanderhoof, M.S.W., C.M.F.S.W.

Assistant Professor of Social Work/Program Director
BSW, Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
MSW, Roberts Wesleyan College, NY

Pam Clark, M.S.W., L.S.C.S.W.

Field Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Bethel College
M.S.W. Newman University

History Department Faculty

Dr. Richard Kyle, Ph.D.

Professor of History and Religious Studies
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
M.Div., Denver Seminary, Denver, CO
M.A., Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
B.S., Kutztown State College, Kutztown, PA
Fulbright Scholar, Ukraine (1999-2000) and Belarus (2005-2006)