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College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Award-winning faculty and scholars in the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences prepare students for a broad range of careers in social services, nonprofit organizations, government, military, and public service.
Lucas McMillan

from the Dean

I am excited that you are interested in Lander University’s College of Behavioral & Social Sciences.  The quality of our programs is seen in successes of our alumni who excel in careers with businesses, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and schools; serve their communities as law enforcement officers; or defend our nation in the U.S. Army.  Lander provides a close-knit community where faculty and staff cheer on students who are taught to think critically, be adaptable and professional, and understand career options.  I encourage you to learn more about Lander and how we support student success.


Dr. Lucas McMillan, Dean
864-388-8275  |  |  Carnell Learning Center LC355

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Learning Spaces

Headquartered in the Carnell Learning Center, the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences offers state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories where students can delve into the issues of human behavior, interaction at individual and societal levels, and from the local level to the world stage.

  • Technology-infused classrooms, labs and lecture halls
  • Modern psychology laboratory
  • Faculty offices located near classrooms for convenient student advisement
  • Large lobby area designed for study and teamwork
  • Computer lab for student use



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