Elective Course and Specialization Module Descriptions

Individual program pages provide course descriptions for core courses. This page provides descriptions for electives.

 

Advanced Electives 200-Range

The following courses revisit topics covered in core courses, but at a more advanced level, utilizing amore advanced Masters level textbook. These courses are not geared to nonhuman animals and instead address the topics broadly. These courses are available to student our graduates. 

 

Behaviorology - 201

This course revisits the topic of behaviorology, but at a more advanced level, utilizing a more advanced Masters level textbook. It addresses the topic of behaviorology as a natural science discipline that studies the functional relations between behavior and environment.

Required Text: General Behaviorology: The Natural Science of Human Behavior by Lawrence E. Fraley, available through www.behavior.org.

Prerequisites: All courses from the Dip.ABST, Dip.CBST, Dip.FBST, or Dip.EBST.

Approximate time required: 15 hours

 

Behavior and Relations - 202

This course revisits the topic of behavior and functional relations between behavior and environment, but at a more advanced level, utilizing a more advanced Masters level textbook.

Required Text: General Behaviorology: The Natural Science of Human Behavior by Lawrence E. Fraley, available through www.behavior.org.

Prerequisites: All courses from the Dip.ABST, Dip.CBST, Dip.FBST, or Dip.EBST.

Approximate time required: 15 hours

 

Explanatory Fictions - 203

This course revisits the topic of explanatory fictions and explores behavior in a natural context by contrast, but at a more advanced level, utilizing a more advanced Masters level textbook.

Required Text: General Behaviorology: The Natural Science of Human Behavior by Lawrence E. Fraley, available through www.behavior.org.

Prerequisites: All courses from the Dip.ABST, Dip.CBST, Dip.FBST, or Dip.EBST & 201.

Approximate time required: 15 hours

 

Concurrent Contingencies and Analytical Fallacies - 204

This course revisits the topic of concurrent contingencies and analytical fallacies, but at a more advanced level, utilizing a more advanced Masters level textbook.

Required Text: General Behaviorology: The Natural Science of Human Behavior by Lawrence E. Fraley, available through www.behavior.org.

Prerequisites: All courses from the Dip.ABST, Dip.CBST, Dip.FBST, or Dip.EBST & 201, 202.

Approximate time required: 15 hours

 

Postcedent Behavior Change Processes - 205

This course revisits the topic of postcedent behavior change processes and theoretical analyses of postcedent behavior change processes, but at a more advanced level, utilizing a more advanced Masters level textbook.

Required Text: General Behaviorology: The Natural Science of Human Behavior by Lawrence E. Fraley, available through www.behavior.org.

Prerequisites: All courses from the Dip.ABST, Dip.CBST, Dip.FBST, or Dip.EBST & 201, 202, 203.

Approximate time required: 15 hours

 

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