Applied Behavior Analysis | Spalding University Catalog

PSY-420: Applied Behavior Analysis

3 credit hours
Introduces the application of basic behavior principles to human behavior of clinical or social significance. Fundamental processes of reinforcement, punishment, extinction, and stimulus control will be discussed as they relate to the following phenomena or settings: behavior disorders (e.g., phobias, depression, autism); institutional token economies; education (both classroom management and curriculum development); industrial settings; and issues of social importance, including conservation, crime, and delinquency. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

Prerequisite courses:PSY-103