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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Oct. 25, 2013

Future students, families invited to Behavioral Sciences Visit Day

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Behavioral Sciences will host a visit day for prospective students Monday, Nov. 11. The event is designed for high school students from throughout the four-state region interested in preparing for a variety of related careers.

High school students and their families will have a chance to attend two high-impact classes and visit with Northwest faculty and students while learning about careers in behavioral sciences. Tours of classrooms and the Northwest campus also will be offered.

Northwest offers four behavioral sciences majors through the College of Education and Human Services, along with five minors in the department. The majors include psychology, biology/psychology, industrial psychology and psychology/sociology. The minors are child and family studies, gerontology, psychology, sociology and sports psychology.

The Department of Behavioral Sciences provides excellence in education through teaching, research and community involvement. Its primary goal is to provide a balanced approach emphasizing theory, research and application so students are prepared for a variety of opportunities.

The day's activities begin at 9 a.m. at The Station, located in the central part of the high-rise residential halls, and includes a complimentary lunch at noon. The event concludes at 2 p.m. with optional campus tours afterward. To view a campus map click here.

Parking is available at the lots behind north of the baseball field.

Students and families who wish to participate in Behavioral Sciences Visit Day at Northwest should register online by clicking here. For more information, contact Dr. Carla Edwards at or 660.562.1263.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468