Chilton Hall, 360
P.O. Box 310919
Denton, TX 76203-0919
Web site: www.scs.unt.edu/depts/behv
Professor Glenn. Associate Professors Ellis, Hyten. Assistant Professors Rosales-Ruiz, Smith. Visiting Research Professor Greenspoon.
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.
The department offers degree programs in the following areas:
The Bachelor of Science degree is designed to prepare students for applied behavior analysis work in human services settings.
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 Requirements" in the Academics section of this catalog.
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.
Undergraduate students majoring in a compatible field (e.g., rehabilitation, sociology, psychology,
health promotion, hospitality management, merchandising, management or other service professions) may pursue
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.
For information on graduate study, consult the Graduate Catalog.
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