Departmental Awards are presented every semester to students who have demonstrated excellence in their academics and in service to the department, the college and the community. Recipients of the awards are selected by the faculty within their respective majors by criteria established by each major.

Departmental Requirements

  • Overall GPA 3.0 or higher
  • GPA in major 3.2 or higher
  • 15 or more credit hours in major
  • Graduating senior

The submission deadlines are November 1 (fall semester) and March 24, 2014 (spring semester). Contact the Department of Behavioral Sciences at 717.815.1375 for more information and to obtain a copy of the application form.

Complete the application form for Behavioral Sciences Department Honors now!

December 2013 Departmental Recipients

During a graduation reception honoring December graduates, Dr. Niles Yokum presented one of the Behavioral Science Departmental Recognition Awards to Ashley M. Wall (Baltimore, MD) and Dr. Jacob presented one to James Woof (York, PA) and another to Brittany D. Hess (Mt. Joy, PA). Also pictured below is Dr. Strassle presenting one of the Behavioral Sciences Department awards in the area of Psychology to Alix Unwin (York, PA). Two additional students in Criminal Justice (not pictured) received Departmental Recognition, Chad M. Brown (Manchester, PA) and Alexis M. Seifert (Pasadena, MD).

  Dept. Honors - Fall 2013

 Dr. Niles-Yokum and Ashley Wall

Dept. Honors - Fall 2013

Dr. Jacob and James Woof

 Dept. Honors - Fall 2013

 Dr. Jacob and Brittany Hess

 Dept. Honors - Fall 2013

 Alix Unwin and Dr. Strassle