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College of Extended Learning

Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 3663 Three (3) credit hours

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and its various applications. The first part of the course gives students a foundation in the basic principles of learning and the second part of the course covers how these principles can be used to explain and modify human behaviour. Topic areas include autism and intellectual disabilities, psychiatric disorders, school psychology, organizational behaviour management, sports, and large-scale social issues.

Instructor: Carole Marion (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6ch) and PSYC 2613

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 13 x Quizzes (worth 130 points TOTAL)
  • Assignments (worth 89 points TOTAL)
  • Participation (worth 39 points)
  • Article Review (worth 42 points)
  • Final Exam (worth 200 points)

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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