Undergraduate Training in ABA:
Our undergraduate training program is incorporated within the Applied Psychology undergraduate curriculum and has been approved by the BACB® as meeting coursework standards for certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst®.
PSY 334: Behavior Modification I - Measurement of behavior and key concepts of operant learning are covered, e.g., reinforcement, extinction, punishment, stimulus control and shaping, among others. Laboratory exercises are interactive computer simulations of these concepts. .
PSY 335: Behavior Modification II - Principles learned in PSY 334 are applied to the study of human behavior. Complex techniques and new learning concepts found in the “real world” are also covered. Treatment plans for actual human problem behaviors are created in the laboratory.
PSY 434: Advanced Behavior Modification I – This course is an extension of the information introduced in the Behavior Modification courses (PSY 334, PSY 335). PSY 434 focuses on the ethical principles and issues in Applied Behavior Analysis, and behavioral assessment methods and techniques, including measuring behavior and analyzing data.
PSY 435: Advanced Behavior Modification II – This course is an extension of the information introduced in the Behavior Modification courses (PSY 334, PSY 335). PSY 435 focuses on applying principles and techniques of behavior analysis to change behavior.
PSY 456: Performance Management – Applying principles and techniques of behavior analysis to change behavior, focus on implementation, management, and supervision of behavior change programs and systems in business, industry, and human services.