Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis:

  • One of the fastest growing careers in the helping profession 
  • A scientific approach to helping people change their behaviors with strong empirical support
  • A career opportunity with diverse employment avenues including business and industry, autism, education, treatment of mental health issue, geriatrics, parenting and family relationships Currently a shortage of Behavior Analysts throughout the world
  • The primary evidence based treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder 

Berry’s approved course sequence for becoming a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) helps prepares students to become competent practitioners of behavior analysis 

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® has approved the following course sequence as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Examination®. 

Required Coursework (4 course sequence) 

  1. PSY  222-Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis (ABA I) 
    (3 credit hours) (COURSE 1) 

  1. PSY 352- Applied Practice in Behavior Analysis (ABA II) 
    (3 credit hours) (COURSE 2)

  1. PSY 353 Single Subject Design in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA III) Fall 2016 
    (3 credit hours) (COURSE 3) 

  1. PSY 454- Advanced Strategies for Changing Behavior (ABA IV) 
    (3 credit hours)- (COURSE 4) 

*Integrated into the required courses for the psychology major but all majors are welcome. 

Internships available through the Marcus Autism Center in areas such as:
-the severe behavior unit 
-feeding disorders 
-language and learning acquisition 
-summer inclusion camp