The School of Behavioral & Natural Sciences aims to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of the creative and critical nature of scientific thought. Students acquire basic scientific knowledge and the ability to think critically, to interpret observations, and to clearly and concisely express ideas.
As one of the largest schools at Mount St. Joseph University, the School of Behavioral & Natural Sciences is comprised of eight departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Math, Paralegal Studies, Psychology, and Sociology & Social Work.
Many of the majors in the School of Behavioral & Natural Sciences provide a competitive foundation for students planning to pursue careers in research and education, as well as professional degrees in medicine and other health care fields.
During her time at the Mount, Mercy Mukiri, '18, has encountered a supportive community that offers numerous student and extracurricular experiences. Read More
With a commitment to equality and social justice, Rachel Stone, ’96 has worked primarily in the social service field and helping professions since receiving her bachelor’s in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice at the Mount. Read More
Mount Biology Professor Dr. Clara do Amaral is featured guest on the PRI program "Science Friday" Read More
Ground-breaking work in genetic genealogy identifies unknown victim Read More