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BAT Requirements & Coursework

For general requirements, please see here.

The doctoral degree requires 96 semester hours of doctoral courses (up to 30 hours from a master’s degree may be included). Of those 96 hours, 20 credit hours must come from the Research Development and Utilization area, and 12 credits must come from the Professional Issues and Methods in Rehabilitation area. Any additional coursework should be selected in consultation with your faculty advisor.

Coursework

  • Research Development and Utilization Courses (20 total hours)
    • QUAN 506 (4) – Inferential Statistics
    • QUAN 507 (4) – Multiple Regression
    • BAT 509B (3) – Behavior Analysis Research Designs: Group Experimental Designs
    • REHB 589 (3) – Behavioral Research Methods for Human Operant Experiments
    • REHB 589 (3) – Basic Research in Verbal Behavior
    • BAT 509A (3) – Behavior Analysis Research Designs: Single- Subject Experimental Designs
  • Professional Issues and Methods in Rehabilitation Courses (12 total hours)
    • BAT 512 (3) – Legal and Ethical Issues
    • REHB 574 (3) – Staff Training and Development
    • REHB 589 (3) – Radical Behaviorism: 1
    • REHB 589 (3) – Radical Behaviorism: 2
  • Elective Courses*
    • BAT 507 (3) – Behavioral Consultation and Management
    • BAT 511(3) – Functional Analysis and Intervention in Autism
    • BAT 513 (3) – Medical Aspects of Disability
    • BAT 515 (3) – Behavioral Medicine
    • BAT 543 (3) – Child Behavior
    • BAT 545 (3) – Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disabilities
    • BAT 569 (3) – Lifespan Issues in Autism

*Not all elective courses will be offered. Elective will become available upon faculty discretion. The number of electives needed may also vary from student to student.

For more information, please contact:
Mark R. Dixon, Ph.D., LBA, BCBA-D
Professor and Program Coordinator
Office: 336A Rehn Hall
Phone: (618) 453-8275
E-mail: mdixon@siu.edu