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Curriculum: M.A. Applied Behavior Analysis

Course Sequence

Semester 1 (typically Fall)
EDST 7316: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
EDST 7317: Measurement and Experimental Design in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
EDST 7335: Applied Behavior Analysis Principles I (3 credits)
EDST 7337: Multiculturalism and Diversity Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)

Semester 2 (typically Spring)
EDST 7336: Applied Behavior Analysis Principles II (3 credits)
EDST 7318: Assessment and Intervention in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
EDST 7324: ABA Practicum I (3 credits)
EDST 7321: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues for Behavior Analysts (3 credits)

Semester 3 (typically Summer)
EDST 7325: ABA Practicum II (3 credits)
EDST 7338: Supervision and Management in ABA (3 credits)
Elective I
Semester 4 (typically Fall)
EDST 7322: Thesis I in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
EDST 7326: ABA Practicum III (3 credits)
Elective II

Semester 5 (typically Spring)
EDST 7323: Thesis II in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
Elective III

Semester 6* (typically Summer) 
EDST 7324: Client Records (1 credit)*
EDST 6444: Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory, Treatment and Practice (3 credits)*

*Recommended for those students seeking to apply to New York State Department of Education for review of eligibility for licensure.

Electives
EDST 7339: Thesis Continuation in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
EDST 7328: Analysis of Verbal Behavior: Advanced Applications (3 credits)
EDST 7340: Organizational Behavior Management: Principles and Practices (3 credits)
EDST 7341: Precision Teaching (3 credits)
EDST 7333: Assessment and Treatment of Severe Problem Behaviors (3 credits)
EDST 7329: Language and Social Skills Development in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
EDST 7331: Assessing and Treating Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan (3 credits)

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