Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY 48500 - Issues and Fieldwork in Applied Behavior Analysis


This class will introduce students to the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and will examine how behavioral theory and the experimental analysis of behavior can be applied to real-world issues. We will cover basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) via lecture, classroom discussion and presentation, and assigned readings and students will learn to apply ABA procedures in the context of a community practicum placement. Course topics will include measurement, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, documentation and reporting, and professional conduct and scope of practice as they relate to the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Preparation for Course
P:  PSY 12000 and 31400 and (PSY 23500 or 36900) with a C- or higher.

Cr. 3.