Behavioral Sciences
  • Behavioral1

    Get the competitive edge you need to succeed in graduate school and professionally.

  • Behavioral2

    Our students are learning what it takes to make a difference.

    Criminal Justice
  • Behavioral3

    Our faculty come from diverse backgrounds and bring real world experience to the classroom.

    Our faculty

The mission of the Department of Behavioral Sciences is to provide, within a Christian context, a sound knowledge and foundation in the field and to enhance growth in critical thinking, scientific inquiry, and Christian service.

Departments within Behavioral Sciences are:

Cognitive Neuroscience

Criminal Justice


Social Work

Lessons for a Lifetime

  • Harding has prepared me to go out into my field with a stable worldview of my beliefs.

    Sam Acuff,
    College of Sciences

    Sam's Story
  • The psychology department has become like a different home for me.

    Raleigh Kellis,
    College of Sciences

    Raleigh's Story
  • I want to make a good impression on youth in my community,

    Davon Morgan,
    College of Sciences

    Davon's story
  • I would not be who I am without the teachers I’ve had,

    Sarah Marshall,
    College of Sciences

    Sarah's Story
  • Harding is a staging ground for the future — you refine your faith here,

    Gehrig Haberstock,
    College of Sciences

    Gehrig's Story