Applied Behavioral Sciences

Take the scientific approach to your success

Ensuring you are ready to move ahead in your chosen field is at the heart of our program. The department of behavioral sciences is dedicated to creating a dynamic culture of learning that embraces the following core values, all of which are consistent with the mission and values of Fontbonne University.

Departmental Mission

You will gain the education and practical skills needed to take your further in your career by building a foundation based on:

  • Critical thinking, research, technological and analytical reasoning skills
  • Excellence and originality in teaching, research and scholarship
  • Application of theory to improve the lives of the self and others
  • Ethical conduct in science and practice as well as in our personal lives
  • Community outreach and service to others
  • Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate successfully with others
  • A student-centered model of program and curriculum development
  • A curriculum that is infused throughout with opportunities for experiential learning
  • A collectivist orientation towards other members of the department, university and community
  • Self-awareness and professional growth among students, faculty and staff

Statement of Vision

The department of behavioral sciences strives to maintain strong, productive academic programs that provide a solid educational foundation for the next generation of scholars, leaders and world citizens.

Our academic vision is to:

  • Serve as a model department for student research, teaching excellence and faculty scholarship
  • Produce future leaders who can solve problems and effectively serve a world in need
  • Provide thorough and multidisciplinary undergraduate education within the liberal arts tradition
  • Promote creativity, critical thinking, analytical reasoning and ethical awareness among our students
  • Develop partnerships with external communities and organizations
  • Encourage service, outreach and professional development opportunities for students, faculty and staff in our department


Applied Behavioral Sciences

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6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105


Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

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