Welcome to the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
We are committed to providing students the knowledge and skills for investigating and understanding human social behavior. Our graduates possess a foundation of knowledge in the social sciences and an understanding of how new knowledge is acquired and evaluated.
Our school has a prestigious and dedicated faculty. They not only make consistent contributions to their respective areas in academia, but also possess abundant practical experience in their fields. The faculty are invested in student success. Through their research, teaching, and service, our faculty engage students through their educational experiences.
We pride ourselves on small classes, so you won’t be just a listener, but a participant. Our curriculum is rigorous and updated, so you will be well prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. Our focus on experiential learning will allow you to apply your knowledge through activities, internships, field trips, and even study abroad.
Programs in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences produce students who understand culture and human interaction. Our graduates understand the importance of the connections and responsibilities we have to others.
Graduates of our programs are prepared for graduate education, law school, and careers in a variety of areas. Our alumni include distinguished researchers, Fulbright scholars, media professionals, law enforcement personnel, college professors, correctional officers, Peace Corps volunteers, and so on.
If you are interested in becoming someone who understands the complexities of culture, society, and human behavior, we would welcome you in our School.