Aug 10, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 551 - Applied Behavior Analysis

This course will familiarize students with basic behavior analytic principles and how they are applied with a variety of populations in a wide range of  professional settings. Acceptance into ABA/School Psych. programs or by permission.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Accurately describe the history of behavior analysis and the basic tenets of the philosophy of radical behaviorism.
  • Describe the basic principles of behavior analysis (e.g., reinforcement, punishment, etc.) and demonstrate how to apply these principles in clinical settings with a variety of populations to promote behavior change.
  • Correctly identify the dimensions of applied behavior analysis and evaluate interventions based on their fulfillment of these dimensions.
  • Accurately use the scientific language of the field of ABA.
  • Describe how to effectively plan for and promote generalization and maintenance of behavior change in applied settings.

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