Behavior Analysis:

Major Coursework & Plan of Study

Bachelor of Science in Behavior Analysis: Coursework Requirements


Core Curriculum
(Areas A, B, C, D, E, and additional requirements)
47 hrs
Area F
Core Courses for Area of Study
18 hrs
BEHV 1101
PSYC 1101
BEHV 2103
BEHV 2101
Intro to Behavior Analysis
Intro to Psychology
Behavior Statistics
History of Behavior Analysis
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
Foreign Language Sequence (2 consecutive courses)
6 hrs
Major Requirements (all courses with a * have a prerequisite)
19 hrs
BEHV 3000*
BEHV 3103*
BEHV 3104*
BEHV 3112*
BEHV 3117
BEHV 4213*
Basic Concepts in Behavior Analysis
Measurement in Behavior Analysis
Behavior Change in Behavior Analysis
Experimental Analysis
Counseling and Behavior Change
Research Seminar
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
4 hrs

Major Electives (select any 5 of the courses below)

BEHV1101 and PSYC1101 are prerequisites for all Major electives

15 hrs

BEHV 3101

BEHV 3105

BEHV 3106
BEHV 3118

BEHV 4000

Descriptive Analysis

Learning and Motivation

Neuroscience
Counseling and Minority Behavior

Special Topics

3 hrs

3 hrs

3 hrs
3 hrs

3 hrs

BEHV/CRJU 3361/PSYC2103
Human Behavior/Human Growth and Development
3 hrs
BEHV 4111/PSYC 4201
BEHV 4112/PSYC 4311
Health Behavior/Health Pyschology
Behavior of African Americans/
Psychology of the African American
3 hrs
3 hrs
BEHV 4212
Internship
3 hrs

PSYC 3301

PSYC 3311

PSYC 3401

PSYC 4101

PSYC 4501
PSYC 4601
PSYC 4602
PSYC 4701

Social Psychology

Group Process

Tests and Measurement

Theories of Personality
Humanistic Psychology
Diagnostic Analyses
Special Topic
Abnormal Behavior

3 hrs

3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs
3 hrs

General Electives
6 hrs
Approved Minor/Concentration or 15 additional Major Elective hrs
15 hrs
Total Hours required
120 hrs

College Prep Courses (if required)

Regent's Exam

* A minimum grade of "C" is required for all major courses.

* Under the "Major Requirements" section, all courses with a * have a prerequisite course. See the "Plan of Study" for details.

 

Plan of Study

If you are major in behavior analysis, the following is a four-year plan for graduation:

FRESHMAN

 

Fall

Spring

PSYC1101

BEHV2101

BEHV1101

Foreign Language 2

Foreign Language 1

2-3 other A-E courses

1-2 other A-E courses

Regents Exam

Regents Exam

 

 

SOPHOMORE

 

Fall

Spring

*BEHV3000

*BEHV3103

3-4 other A-E courses

3-4 other A-E courses

 

Minor courses (if declaring)

 

JUNIOR

 

Fall

Spring

*BEHV3104

BEHV2103

3-4 other A-E courses

BEHV3117

Minor courses (if declaring)

**BA/Psych Major electives

 

Minor courses (if declaring)

 

SENIOR

 

Fall

Spring

*BEHV3112

*BEHV4213

**BA/Psych Major electives

**BA/Psych Major electives

General elective (3000 and above)

General elective

Minor courses (if declaring)

Minor courses (if declaring

 

* These courses have prerequisites:

                  BEHV3000 requires BEHV1101

                  BEHV3103 requires BEHV1101 & BEHV3000

                  BEHV3104 requires BEHV1101, BEHV3000, & BEHV3103

                  BEHV3112 requires BEHV1101, BEHV3000, BEHV3103, & BEHV3104

 

**For all BA/Psych Major electives, it is recommended that students take BEHV1101 and PSYC1101; for BA courses specifically it is also recommended that you take BEHV3000.

***Courses are usually only taught during the semesters listed above.