Behavioral & Social Sciences Division

Behavioral and Social Sciences is one of the most diverse divisions at Eastern relevant to program offerings. The division includes the Psychology and Sociology Department which emphasizes techniques of scientific inquiry and the contribution of psychology and sociology to the well-being of society and its members. The Child Development Department guides students toward a professional career to meet the specific needs of children, youth and families.The History and Political Science Department provides students the opportunity to develop a foundation in history or political science for university transfer. Finally, the Criminal Justice Department tailors programs to the specific career goals of students to include, corrections, law, juvenile delinquency, FBI, criminology, forensics and law enforcement.


The Behavioral and Social Sciences Division offers associate degrees (AS and AA) that prepare graduates for transfer as juniors into bachelor’s degree programs at other colleges and universities. In addition, the Division has AAS programs and certificate programs which are designed for immediate employment in the field.

Contact Information

Dr. Carter Mattson
Behavioral & Social Sciences Division Dean
Baker 115
Phone: 918.465.1774
Fax: 918.465.4484

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