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Behavior Analysis Minor

MCLA offers three intensive, specialized minor programs that prepare you for careers or graduate study in Behavior Analysis.

Behavior Analysis Minor: Experimental Analysis of Behavior Requirements

All coursework is completed at MCLA.

  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  • PSYC 290 Psychological Research & Stats I 4 cr
  • PSYC 291 Psychological Research & Stats II 4 cr
  • PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis 3 cr
  • PSYC 416 Research in Behavior Analysis 3 cr
  • PSYC 516 Func. Assessment & Intervention 3 cr

TOTAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS MINOR: EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR TRACK
REQUIREMENTS 20 cr


Behavior Analysis Minor: Applied Behavior Analysis Requirements

All coursework is completed at MCLA.

  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  • PSYC 208 Applied Developmental Psychology 3 cr OR PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis 3 cr 
  • PSYC 387 Childhood Disorders 3 cr
  • PSYC 416 Research in Behavior Analysis 3 cr
  • PSYC 516 Func. Assessment & Intervention 3 cr
TOTAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS MINOR: APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS TRACK REQUIREMENTS 18 cr

Behavior Analysis Minor: New England Center for Children Cooperative Program in Behavior Analysis Requirements

 With departmental approval, you can spend a semester studying at the New England Center for Children (NECC), in Southborough, MA. The Center is a world-renowned research and treatment facility for autism and related developmental disabilities. Tuition and housing fees are the same as on the MCLA campus.

Courses at MCLA:

  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  • PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis 3 cr

Courses at NECC:

  • PSYC 552 Advanced Learning 3 cr
  • PSYC 553 Functional Analysis & Treatment of Behavioral Disorders 3 cr OR PSYC 554 Systematic
    Inquiry in Applied Res.
  • PSYC 555 Seminar & Practica Clinical Practice 9 cr
TOTAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS MINOR: NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR CHILDREN PROGRAM IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS TRACK REQUIREMENTS 21 cr

 

For more information, see the BACB web site, or contact Dr. Tom Byrne in the Psychology Department.