Course Schedule

In the BCBA certificate program, in-depth courses cover essential knowledge and skills in applied behavioral analysis, including the measurement and experimental evaluation of behavior, functional behavior assessments, behavior change procedures, and ethical considerations in the field. Students gain the ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data at a high level to support behavior interventions for autism, developmental disabilities, and other needs.

The sample course schedule shows how students typically proceed through the BCBA Certificate program, completing it in 10 months.

Fall Term

Course Code Course Title
Field Experience ABA 500 ABA Fieldwork 1 (1 unit)
Fall 1 Session ABA 503 Introduction to Behavior Analysis in Applied Settings
Fall 2 Session ABA 504 Single-Case Designs: Measurement and Experimental Evaluation of Behavior
ABA 515 Behavior Change Procedures in Applied Settings - Part 1

Spring Term

Course Code Course Title
Field Experience ABA 510 ABA Fieldwork 2 (1 unit)
Spring 1 Session ABA 524 Advanced Topical Study: Applications and Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
ABA 534 Behavior Change Procedures in Applied Settings - Part 2
pring 2 Session ABA 514 Functional Behavior Assessment in Applied Settings

Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.