Courses

Courses

Requirements for the M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis include 30 credits in required course work, including the master’s project paper, supervised internship experience, and 6 elective credits for a total of 36 credits.

ABA Core Courses (30 credits)

Offered annually, these courses are required for all students in the program.

  • ABA 500 EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR (3)
  • ABA 511 BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION (3)
  • ABA 522 SINGLE SUBJECT RESEARCH (3). Prerequisite: admission to the program or permission of instructor
  • ABA 533 APPLIED ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR (3)
  • ABA 577 BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT (3)
  • ABA 588 ETHICS AND LEGAL ISSUES IN ABA (3). Prerequisite: admission to the program or permission of instructor
  • ABA 594A RESEARCH TOPICS (3). Prerequisite: ABA 522, ABA 588, and permission of program
  • ABA 595 INTERNSHIP (9). Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor

Elective Courses (6 credits)

  • ABA 555 BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS IN AUTISM (3)
  • ABA 566 BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS (3)
  • ABA 594A RESEARCH TOPICS (3-15)
  • ABA 597 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)
  • PSYCH 443 Treatment and Education in Developmental Disabilities (3) Prerequisite: PSYCH 100, 6 additional credits of PSYCH
  • PSYC 592 CURRENT TOPICS IN APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY(1-3). Prerequisite: PSYC 519 and permission of program

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