Department of Behavior Analysis

Main Office

Chilton Hall, 360

P.O. Box 310919

Denton, TX 76203-0919

(940) 565-2274

Sigrid S. Glenn, Chair

Faculty

Professor Glenn. Associate Professors Ellis, Hyten. Assistant Professors Ala'i-Rosales, Rosales-Ruiz, Smith. Visiting Research Professor Greenspoon.

Introduction

The department offers a major in applied behavior analysis and a minor in behavior analysis for students interested in learning to apply behavioral principles to produce positive change in individual behavior and social systems.

The department promotes a humanistic application of behavioral principles through consultation with area agencies and institutions. The department offers students experience in laboratory and applied research and practical experience in the application of behavior technology.

Programs of Study

The department offers degree programs in the following areas:

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science degree is designed to prepare students for applied behavior analysis work in human services settings.

Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science must meet the following requirements.

1. Hours for the Degree: Completion of a minimum of 124 semester hours; 42 hours must be advanced.

2. General University Requirements: See "General Degree Requirements" and "University Core Curriculum" in the Academics section of this catalog. Note: The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).

3. Major Requirements: Major of 34 semester hours.

4. Minor (optional): A minor of 18 hours is optional. Minors considered likely to give graduates of the program a competitive edge include, but are not limited to, aging, anthropology, biological sciences, business foundations, chemistry, computer science, criminal justice, emergency administration, health promotion, library and information sciences, rehabilitation, social work and sociology.

5. Electives: Sufficient electives to satisfy the advanced hour requirement and/or the minimum total hours (124) for the degree.

6. Other Requirements: 6 semester hours ­ PHIL 2050 and one anthropology or sociology course chosen from Group II or Group III of Understanding of Ideas and Values from the "University Core Curriculum Requirements." These 6 hours may be used to fulfill requirements of the University Core Curriculum. Note: The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).

Major in Applied Behavioral Analysis

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Some requirements may have changed because the University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Contact a degree program adviser.

BS with a Major in Applied Behavioral Analysis pdf

BS with a Major in Applied Behavioral Analysis

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS

BEHV 2300, Behavior Principles I 3

ENGL 1310, College Writing I 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 186512 3

MATH 1100, College Algebra10 or Elective 3

Visual and Performing Arts13 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS

BEHV 3440, Data Collection and Analysis 4

ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

PHIL 2050, Introduction to Logic4 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

Laboratory Science21 4

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

BEHV 3550, Behavior Change Techniques 4

BEHV 3660, Survey of Applied Behavior Analysis Literature 3

ECON 1110, Macroeconomics 3

Elective or Minor 3

Elective or COMM8 3

Total 16

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS

BEHV 2700, Behavior Principles II 3

ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

HIST 2620, United States History Since 186512 3

MATH 1680, Elementary Probability and Statistics 3

ANTH or SOCI2 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS

ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

Elective or CSCI7 3

Laboratory Science21 4

Wellness16 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

BEHV 3770, Building Skills with Behavior Technology 4

BEHV 4010, Functional Analysis and Problem Behavior 4

Elective or Minor 3

Elective or Minor 3

Elective (advanced) 3

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS

BEHV 4310, Behavior Principles and Self-Management 3

BEHV 4400, Organizational Behavior Management 3

Elective or Minor (advanced) 3

Elective or Minor 3

Elective (advanced, BEHV suggested) 3

Total 15

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS

BEHV 4750, Advanced Readings in Behavior Analysis 3

Elective (advanced, BEHV suggested) 3

Elective or Minor (advanced) 3

Elective 3

Elective 3

Total 15

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.Some courses may require prerequisites not listed in the above plan.See Community Service notes in supplement booklet for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements

Behavior Analysis: 34

Minor (Optional)(6 hours advanced): 18

* Core:

English 12

Political Science 6

Laboratory Science 6-8

United States History 6

Wellness 3

Economics 3

Mathematics 3

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values 0-6

(may be fulfilled by degree requirements)

Other Requirements:

PHIL 2050 3

ANTH or SOCI2 3

Computer Science 0-3

Oral Communication 0-3

Electives 9-42

* The University Core Curriculum was being revised at the time this catalog went to press. Consult a degree program adviser or the university's Web site (www.unt.edu/catsched/).

Note:

42 hours must be advanced

24 of the last 30 hours must be completed at UNT

Minor

Undergraduate students majoring in a compatible field (e.g., rehabilitation, sociology, psychology, health promotion, hospitality management, merchandising, management or other service professions) may pursue a minor in behavior analysis. All minors should take BEHV 2300, 2700 and 3440 as prerequisites for other courses. Any other undergraduate courses in behavior analysis may be taken to complete the minor of 18 hours. Six hours of the minor must be advanced.

Graduate Study

For information on graduate study, consult the Graduate Catalog.

Courses of Instruction

All Courses of Instruction are located in one section at the back of this catalog.

Course and Subject Guide

The "Course and Subject Guide," found in the Courses of Instruction section of this book, serves as a table of contents and provides quick access to subject areas and prefixes.

Graduate Catalog Department of Behavior Analysis

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