Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis

Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis

(42 credit hours)

Required Courses:

AB 531 Basic Principles in Applied Behavior Analysis
AB 532 Methods for Studying the Behavior of Individuals
AB 603 Intro to Ethics and Professional Conduct in Applied Behavior Analysis

AB 533 ABA I:  Skill Acquisition and Assessment
AB 534 ABA II:  Functional Assessment and Behavior Reduction

AB 535 Special Topics in Applied Behavior Analysis
AB 601 Conceptual Topics in Behavior Analysis

AB 604 Advanced Professional and Ethnical Conduct of Behavior Analysts - I
AB 605 Intensive Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis – I

AB 606 Advanced Professional and Ethical conduct of Behavior Analysts – II
AB 607 Intensive Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis – II

AB 608 Intensive Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis – III

Approved Graduate Elective (3)

Capstone Requirement:  GR 698 Action Research Project (0)

For students in a cohort that begins in Fall 2017 or after, the three ethics courses will be combined into one three hour credit course, in which the semester will be determined at a later date.

ELECTIVES FOR THE MA IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

Students may select 1 of any of these courses to meet the requirement of 3 Credit Hours of Elective.  Many students choose to take their elective in the Spring or Summer BEFORE they being their ABA courses.

CE 614 Family and School Collaboration
CF 506 Theories and Issues in Child Development
CF 512 Family and Community Resources
CF 520 Family Assessment
CF 630 Advanced Family Systems
DS 618 Environmental Design in Human Services
EX 507 Family and the Exceptional Child
EX 555 Introduction to Autism
EX 601 Education Assessment Technology
EX 693 Special Education and the Law
HE 601 Sustainable Environments in Human Services
PY 525 Maturing and Aging
PY 555 Health Psychology

Contact

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Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling 
One University Plaza, MS 5550
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701