Undergraduate Minor: Applied Behavior Analysis
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)
- EDSE 460: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 461: Analysis and Intervention in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
And complete 9-credit hours of the following:
- EDSE 495: Standard Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 499: Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum (6 credit hours)
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.