Behavioral Analysis of Developmental Disabilities

Description of Concentration

This cross-disciplinary program of study provides students interested in working with children with disabilities the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in settings such as a classroom or clinical and applied settings. This program emphasizes two areas — behavior analysis and developmental issues.

Requirements for Concentration

Required Courses: PSY 001 Introduction to Psychology 4 hours
  PSY 060 Principles of Behavior 3 hours
  SPED 153 Applied Behavior Analysis and PBS
(Recommend PSY 060 prior to SPED 153)
3 hours
Required Either: PSY 042 Child and Adolescent Development 3 hours
  EDUC 105 Human Development (Elem & Early Child) 3 hours
  EDUC 106 Human Development (Secondary) 3 hours
Required Either: SPED 120 Introduction to Special Education 3 hours
  SPED 152 Charting and Assessment of Young Children with Needs 3 hours
Required Either: PSY 148 Psychology of Developmental Disabilities 3 hours
  PSY 142 Behavior Analysis of Child Development 3 hours
University News
January 9, 2018
The Drake University 2018 Engaged Citizen Conference, “Nourishing (Feeding) the World,” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday,  Feb. 23 in Drake’s Olmsted Center. Admission is free.