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Coursework & Requirements

The coursework at the BAT program are as listed

Required Courses Elective Courses
REHB 503 Basic Behavior Analysis REHB 515 Behavioral Applications to Medical Problems
REHB 508 Complex Behavior Analysis REHB 543 Child Behavior
REHB 509a Behavior Analysis Research Designs: SingleSubject Designs REHB 545 Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disabilities
REHB 509b Behavior Analysis Research Designs: Group Designs REHB 557a Self-Regulation of Behavior: Self-control
REHB 512 Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavior Analysis REHB 557b Self-Regulation of Behavior: Biofeedback
REHB 535 Behavioral Observation Methods REHB 563 Behavioral Analysis: Community Applications
REHB 574 Staff Training and Development REHB 584 Seminar in Behavior Analysis and Therapy
REHB 594b Practicum in Behavior Analysis and Therapy REHB 589 Professional Seminar in Rehabilitation

Board Certified Behavior Analyst Coursework Hour Content Areas.

Internship

The student must complete satisfactorily 9 hours of REHB 595 (Internship in Rehabilitation) under the supervision of a behavior analysis and therapy faculty member. The internship is typically begun following two semesters of course work.

Research Paper or Thesis

The student must complete satisfactorily 3 to 6 hours of REHB 593 (Research in Rehabilitation) or REHB 599 (Thesis) under the direction of a chairperson. The chairperson is a member of the behavior analysis and therapy faculty selected by mutual agreement between the student and the faculty member. For the research paper, an additional graduate faculty member may be selected by mutual agreement between the student and the chairperson to serve as a reader. This is not required. For the thesis, a second faculty member of the behavior analysis and therapy program will be selected by mutual agreement between the student and the chairperson to serve as thesis committee member. The committee will review the thesis prior to its initiation, as a prospectus, and after its completion, in an oral defense. At the oral defense, a third graduate faculty member, selected by mutual agreement between all parties, will be added to the committee to serve as a reader.

For more information contact:
Mark Dixon, Ph.D., BCBA
Program Coordinator
Office: 336A Rehn Hall
Phone: (618) 536-7704
E-mail: mdixon@siu.edu