Center for Behavior Analysis


Goal and Course Information

Major Goal of the Program

  • To provide individuals with the necessary coursework, knowledge, abilities, and skills to become a behavior analyst and to seek certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. as a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst.

Specific Objectives of the Program

  • Students will know the basic principles of behavior and the empirical basis for these principles.
  • Students will know how to apply these basic principles of behavior to effectively change individual and group behavior.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge and ability to assess and identify the function of behaviors and behavior problems.
  • Students will learn how to systematically evaluate interventions and to provide feedback to clients and consumers.

Program Structure

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis program consists of 12 credits:

Required Courses

PSY 02.310 Learning and Behavior (3 credits)

PSY 01.316 Behavioral Assessment and Measurement (3 credits)

PSY 02.305 Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)

PSY 01.424 Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)



Ideal Sequencing of Courses




PSY 02.310 Learning and Behavior

PSY 02.305 Applied Behavior Analysis

PSY 01.316 Behavioral Assessment & Measurement

PSY 01.424 Professional Issues in ABA

Credit Hours: 3 or 6

Credit Hours: 3 or 6

*Learning and Behavior is also offered in the Summer Semester.

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