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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 1 Introduction to Psychology4 hours
PSY 60 Principles of Behavior3 hours
SPED 153 Applied Behavior Analysis and PBS

(Recommend PSY 60 prior to SPED 153)

3 hours
Required Either:PSY 42 Child and Adolescent Development3 hours
EDUC 105 Human Development (Elem & Early Child)3 hours
EDUC 106 Human Development (Secondary)3 hours
Required Either:SPED 120 Introduction to Special Education3 hours
SPED 152 Charting and Assessment of Young Children with Needs3 hours
Required Either:PSY 148 Psychology of Developmental Disabilities3 hours
PSY 142 Behavior Analysis of Child Development3 hours


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