Health Psychology (HLTHPSYC)

HLTHPSYC 8200: Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the fundamentals of behavior analysis and behavioral interventions designed to establish, shape, strengthen and maintain desirable behavior and reduce aberrant behavior. The course focuses on the application of behavioral principles using procedures such as differential reinforcement, extinction, antecedent interventions, and punishment. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3


HLTHPSYC 8250: Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis

This course provides students with a basic understanding of systematic data collection and analysis methods used in applied behavior analysis to make informed (data-driven) clinical decisions. Graded on A-F basis only.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: One of the following - HLTHPSYC 8200, ESC_PS 8087 or SPC_ED 8440


HLTHPSYC 8950: Thesis in Applied Behavior Analysis

The thesis will consist of an original research question, which will serve as a demonstration of the student's knowledge of applied behavior analysis. Graded on S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-9
Prerequisites: Graduate student in the M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis program