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Behavior Analysis of Developmental Disabilities

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Behavior Analysis of Developmental Disabilities Concentration

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Program Overview

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.


Behavior Analysis of Developmental Disabilities Concentration

Course Credits
Required courses  
PSY 001 - Introduction to Psychology (with lab) 4
PSY 060 - Principles of Behavior 3
SPED 120 - Introduction to Special Education 3
Choose one of the following:  
EDUC 108 - Student Development and Learning Theory 3
PSY 042 - Child and Adolescent Development 3
Choose one of the following:  
SPED 125 - Introduction to Learning Disabilities and Behavior Disabilities 3
SPED 172 - Schools, Families, Communities, and Disabilities 3
Choose one of the following:  
PSY 142 - Behavior Analysis of Child Development 3
PSY 148 - Psychology of Developmental Disabilities 3
Total 22

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