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CPSE 410

Applied Behavior Analysis in Education

Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

Foundational principles of human behavior and application of those principles in working with individuals with disabilities.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

FBI fingerprint background clearance

Title

Changing behavior

Learning Outcome

3. Describe principles of stimulus control, consequences, and differential reinforcement.

Title

Behavior intervention plans

Learning Outcome

5. Use functional behavior assessment data to design behavioral intervention plans.

Title

Functional behavior analysis

Learning Outcome

4. Use functional behavior assessment to determine the function of behavior and to develop replacement behaviors.

Title

Using data to identify and target problem behaviors

Learning Outcome

2. Describe data collection and principles of using data to target and replace behaviors.

Title

Understanding human behavior

Learning Outcome

1. Describe approaches for explaining and analyzing occurrences of human behavior.