Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

PSY 464 Applied Behavior Analysis(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. Introduction to the methods and theory of applied behavior analysis with a special focus on individuals with developmental disabilities. Topics include, but are not limited to, classical and operant conditioning, reinforcement theory, schedules of reinforcement, stimulus control, single-subject design, development of treatment programs, assessment procedures, data analysis, token economies, and professional responsibilities and ethics. All students will receive supervised experience in behavior modification settings using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Prerequisite: PSY 333.