Applied Behavior Analysis Course Sequences

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved the following course sequences as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Examination® or the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Examination®. Applicants will have to meet additional requirements to qualify.

ABA Certificate Program

 FALL

Ethical Considerations in Behavior Analysis 1 (1 credit)
Concepts & Principles of Behavior Analysis (3 credits)

SPRING

Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change (3 credits)
Behavioral Methods Lab (1 credit)

SUMMER

No Classes

FALL

Research Methods in Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
Intro to Autism Spectrum Disorders (1 credit)
Professional Seminar 1 (1 credit)
Internship 1 (optional, 2 credits)

SPRING

Identification of Problem & Assessment (2 credits)
Ethical Considerations in Behavior Analysis 2 (1 credit)
Professional Seminar 2 (1 credit)
Internship 2 (optional, 2 credits)

SUMMER

ABA Interventions, Systems, & Implementation (3 credits)
Professional Seminar 3 (1 credit)
Internship 3 (optional, 2 credits)

Total Educational Requirements 21 credits
Total Clinical Credits (optional) 6 credits

Masters of Science in ABA

 FALL

Ethical Considerations in Behavior Analysis 1 (1 credit)
Concepts & Principles of Behavior Analysis (3 credits)

SPRING

Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change (3 credits)
Behavioral Methods Lab (1 credit)
Elective (1 credit)

SUMMER

Elective (1 credit)
Additional 3 credits to be determined

FALL

Research Methods in Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
Intro to Autism Spectrum Disorders (1 credit)
Professional Seminar 1 (1 credit)
Internship 1 (optional, 2 credits)

SPRING

Identification of Problem & Assessment (2 credits)
Ethical Considerations in Behavior Analysis 2 (1 credit)
Professional Seminar 2 (1 credit)
Internship 2 (optional, 2 credits)
Elective (1 credit)

SUMMER

ABA Interventions, Systems, & Implementation (3 credits)
Professional Seminar 3 (1 credit)
Internship 3 (optional, 2 credits)
Elective (1 credit)

FALL

Mastery Seminar (1 credits)
Professional Seminar 4 (1 credit)
Elective (1 credit)

Total Educational Requirements 33 credits
Total Clinical Credits (optional) 6 credits