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Psychology : Behavioral Sciences

A guide to help you find information related to psychology and sociology


These guides are currently still in progress and subject to change at any time. Also, if this guide contradicts your instructor in any way, please follow your instructor's guidelines.


NAMI is a national organization which is the parent group to NAMI Oklahoma. NAMI is the National Alliance of Mental Illness. NAMI has set out to advocate for people with Mental Illnesses as well as spreading awareness and hope.


Psi Beta

Psi Beta is the community college psychology national honor society. Meetings will be held in conjunction with the Behavioral Science club. Western's chapter has been active since 1995.

Contact Mr. Phelan for more information regarding Psi Beta and how to become a member.



The term behavioural sciences encompasses all the disciplines that explore the activities of and interactions among organisms in the natural world. Behavioural science is the systematic analysis and investigation of human and animal behaviour through controlled and naturalistic observation, and disciplined scientific experimentation. It attempts to accomplish legitimate, objective conclusions through rigorous formulations and observation.

NAMI Speaker at WOSC LRC

Examples of Courses Offered at WOSC


  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology Statistics
  • Personality Theories
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Aging
  • Selected Topics in Psychology
  • Selected topics in Sociology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Marriage and Family
  • Social Problems
  • Cultural Diversities

This is a list of classes that WOSC offers, but not every class will be offered at every semester. If you see a class you are interested in taking, please speak to Mr. Phelan, his office is located at HLC147. His office hours are posted on his door.