Applied Behavior Analysis (Advanced Certificate) Three-Semester Course Sequence

 

Academic Plan: APBEH-AC

This is a suggested three-semester 4th edition Verified Course Sequence (VCS). Students take six credits per semester. Students must meet with their faculty advisor before registering for classes.

The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the following courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.

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Year 1 Semester 1

Courses

  • EDABA 79800 – Behavior Analytic Approaches to Learning (3 credits)
    • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course: Fulfills 45 hours in Philosophical Underpinnings; Concepts and Principles
  • EDABA 79000 – Single-Subject Research Design (3 credits)
    • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course: Fulfills 45 hours in Measurement, Data Display and Interpretation; Experimental Design

Year 1 Semester 2

Courses

  • EDABA 79500 – Applied Behavior Analysis I (KC) (3 credits)
    • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course: Fulfills 5 hours in Philosophical Underpinnings; Concepts and Principles; 15 hours in Measurement, Data Display and Interpretation; Experimental Design; 25 hours in Behavior-Change Procedures; Selecting and Implementing Interventions
  • EDABA 79100 – Ethics and Professionalism for Applied Behavior Analysts (3 credits)
    • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course: Fulfills 45 hours in BACB Compliance Code and Disciplinary Systems; Professionalism

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Graduation

Students must apply for graduation the semester before their planned graduation. Refer to the graduation and commencement page for full policies and procedures.

Year 2 Semester 1

Courses

  • EDABA 79600 – Applied Behavior Analysis II (KC) (3 credits)
    • Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course: Fulfills 5 hours in Philosophical Underpinnings; Concepts and Principles; 10 hours in Behavior Assessment; 30 hours in Behavior-Change Procedures; Selecting and Implementing Interventions
  • EDABA 79900 – Applied Behavior Analytic Autism Intervention (3 credits) or EDABA 79300 – Applied Behavior Analytic Autism Intervention for Adults (3 credits)
    • EDABA 79900 is an Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Verified Course which fulfills 5 hours in Philosophical Underpinnings; Concepts and Principles; 20 hours in Behavior Assessment; 20 hours in Behavior-Change Procedures; Selecting and Implementing Interventions

Post-Graduation

Exam

Notes

  • In addition to academic instruction in behavior analysis, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification requires 1500 hours of supervised independent fieldwork. Visit the Applied Behavior Analysis (Advanced Certificate) Certification and Licensure page for requirements and instructions.
  • The following courses are commonly offered in the fall: EDABA 79000, EDABA 79300, EDABA 79500, EDABA 79600, EDABA 79800, and EDABA 79900
  • The following courses are commonly offered in the spring: EDABA 7900, EDABA 79100, EDABA 79500, EDABA 79600, EDABA 79800, and EDABA 79900
  • The following course is commonly offered in the summer: EDABA 79100