Skip Sub Menu

Behavior Analysis of Developmental Disabilities

The information on this page pertains to students who were admitted to Drake during the 2018-2019 academic year or were admitted to Drake prior to the 2018-2019 academic year and declared a change to the 2018-2019 catalog requirements.

Students can view the catalog year to which they belong by viewing MyDUSIS > Student Services & Financial Aid tab > Student Records link > View Student Information link. Students who do not belong to the 2018-2019 academic catalog should use the navigation menu on the left of this page to consult the requirements of their particular catalog.

Available Options

Behavior Analysis of Developmental Disabilities Concentration

Biology department web site

Environmental Science and Sustainability web site

Psychology and Neuroscience department web site

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

2018-2019 Drake University Undergraduate Catalog
University News