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.
A Life Outdoors is a Life Well-Lived: Mount Graduate Pursues Career as Outdoor Educator and Gardener
Mount biology and fine art minor graduate Sarah Kent, ’13 currently works as both a lead gardener and outdoor environmental educator for the camp’s youth and teens. Read More
Matthew Gross, class of '13, attributes his success to his personal determination and the Mount's chemistry program. Read More
This peer-led program is a way for social work students to help Mount students who may be facing daily tough decisions Read More
The School of Behavioral and Natural Sciences congratulates its 'super six' 2016 social work graduates. Read More