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The Division of Human Behavior at LC puts Christ at the center of learning. Encompassing several specialty areas, the division helps students grow in their faith while at the same time preparing them for a career of serving others.

Within the Division of Human Behavior, students may pursue degrees in criminal justice, psychology, social work and sociology.

The Division is equipped with state of the art technology in labs and classrooms to keep students engaged with research and presentations.

To complement a qualified and experienced faculty, Louisiana College is located in an area of Louisiana where many social service and criminal justice agencies are based, thus providing excellent internship opportunities for Human Behavior students.

Louisiana College takes a unique approach to a liberal arts education, undergirding it with a Christian perspective to put Christ at the center of learning. The Division of Human Behavior includes several specialty areas in which students can learn and grow as they prepare for a career of serving others.

Upcoming Opportunities for Human Behavior Students

September 12

If you’re a freshman studying criminal justice, psychology or social work, join us for an evening of desserts on Tuesday, September 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. We will be at the Pounds’ Residence at 115 Ivy, Pineville, LA 71360, and hope to see you there!

September 18

For all SW 101 students and anyone interested in volunteering for homeless veterans, an orientation for theVA Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Monday Sept. 18th at 4 p.m. in Room 242.  The VA Stand Down is an opportunity to provide homeless veterans with support for health and wellness, as well as connect them with the VA’s support network. As a volunteer, you will assist homeless vets as they navigate the various booths at this event. Please see Mrs. Roberts or Mrs. Bridges for details.

September 20-22

Student volunteers are needed to greet conference attendees and monitor sign-in sheets at the Louisiana State Homelessness Conference sponsored by the Central Louisiana Homeless Coalition. This is a chance to meet people with real-world experience, including homelessness service providers, housing providers, clinical social workers and attorneys, individuals who are currently or have previously experienced homelessness, survivors of domestic violence, low-income tenants, local and state government employees, local and state elected officials, members of faith communities, advocates, non-profit board members, and more! You will also be able to attend the conference session(s) free. See Mrs. Roberts for time slots available. The conference is held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, Downtown Alexandria.

September 22

Studying social work? The Social work club is having its first meeting on September 22 at 12:30 p.m. in room AH244. Pizza provided!

September 29

VA Stand Down for Homeless Veterans is Friday, September 29th 8 a.m. until noon at the V.A. Medical Center in Pineville, LA. All volunteers should attend the orientation on Sept. 18th.


Graduates of the Human Behavior Division have distinguished themselves as college professors and authors of college texts, as heads of various social service and criminal justice agencies, and as leaders in various areas of Christian social ministries, among other things.

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