Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
PSY 464 Applied Behavior Analysis
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
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