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PY 241 - Introduction to Behavior Analysis

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: PY 201 (C or Higher)

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: This course provides an overview of the concepts, principles, and applications of behavior analysis. It will examine the theoretical foundations and underpinnings of behavioral psychology as it relates to respondent and operant conditioning, contingency analyses, and the critical examination of empirical data. The course will also introduce students to the applications of behavior analysis in areas such as self-management, child management, autism, developmental disabilities, behavioral gerontology, business and industry, community behavior analysis, animal training, ethics, and psychological disorders.

Department Consent: None
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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