Graduate School of Education - George Mason University


School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Through decades of research, the field of behavior analysis has developed many techniques for increasing useful behaviors and reducing those that may cause harm or interfere with learning.

This 21-credit minor provides undergraduate students or those who hold bachelor's degrees with the coursework and experience required by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to sit for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst examination. Twelve credit hours are distributed across four required courses, and the remaining nine across the required practicum. Eight credits of course work must be unique to the minor.

Applied Behavior Analysis Undergraduate Minor Course Requirements (21 credits)

And complete 9-credit hours of the following:

Total: 21 credits

Note: Students registering in EDSE 495 - Standard Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum and EDSE 499 - Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum, must complete a practicum application prior to the start of the course in order for supervision and/or practicum placement to be arranged. Individuals completing practicum through the university must obtain professional liability insurance and provide proof of coverage to their practicum supervisor and site personnel prior to starting the practicum. The price of professional liability insurance ranges from $10-$59 for the year. Contact the Division of Special Education and disAbility Research for practicum options and information on applying.