Behavior Analysis

Behavior Analysis Minor

MCLA offers three intensive, specialized minor programs that prepare you for careers or graduate study in Behavior Analysis.

Experimental Analysis of Behavior Requirements

All coursework is completed at MCLA.

  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  • PSYC 290 Psychological Research & Stats I 4 cr
  • PSYC 291 Psychological Research & Stats II 4 cr
  • PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis 3 cr
  • PSYC 416 Research in Behavior Analysis 3 cr
  • PSYC 516 Func. Assessment & Intervention 3 cr

TOTAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS MINOR: EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR TRACK
REQUIREMENTS 20 cr


Applied Behavior Analysis Requirements

All coursework is completed at MCLA.

  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  • PSYC 208 Applied Developmental Psychology 3 cr OR PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis 3 cr 
  • PSYC 387 Childhood Disorders 3 cr
  • PSYC 416 Research in Behavior Analysis 3 cr
  • PSYC 516 Func. Assessment & Intervention 3 cr

TOTAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS MINOR: APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS TRACK REQUIREMENTS 18 cr

New England Center for Children Cooperative Program in Behavior Analysis Requirements

With departmental approval, you can spend a semester studying at the New England Center for Children (NECC), in Southborough, MA. The Center is a world-renowned research and treatment facility for autism and related developmental disabilities. Tuition and housing fees are the same as on the MCLA campus.

Courses at MCLA:

  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  • PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis 3 cr

Courses at NECC:

  • PSYC 552 Advanced Learning 3 cr
  • PSYC 553 Functional Analysis & Treatment of Behavioral Disorders 3 cr OR PSYC 554 Systematic
    Inquiry in Applied Res.
  • PSYC 555 Seminar & Practica Clinical Practice 9 cr

TOTAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS MINOR: NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR CHILDREN PROGRAM IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS TRACK REQUIREMENTS 21 cr


 

BACB Pass-Rate Disclaimer: Pass-rate data are not published for sequences with fewer than six first-time candidates in a single year or for sequences within their first four years of operation.

Please see the following link to access BACB pass-rate Data:

https://www.bacb.com/wp-content/uploads/BCBA-pass-rates-alpha-2017.pdf


For more information, see the BACB web site, or contact Dr. Tom Byrne in the Psychology Department.