Show The Graduate Center Menu
 
 

Path to Degree

Behavior Analysis


Sample Path to Degree
 
Year 1
Level 1
Select Advisory committee
Submit Predissertation research proposal to committee
Courses:
Learning
ABA 1 theory/ABA 1 Practicum
ABA 2 theory/ABA 2 Practicum
Ethics
Developmental Disabilities (72001 or72002)
 
Year 2
Complete predissertation project
Courses:
Statistical Methods 1
Statistical Methods 2
Cognitive Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Research Methods
 
Year 3
First doctoral exam
Advance to level 2
Defend predissertation project
Propose Major Area Paper
Practice requirement: Teaching or Practicum (73004)
Courses:
Scientific Writing
Developmental Disabilities/Behavior Analysis (72001, 72002, 72003, or72004)
Psychometrics
Social Psychology
Theories of Association
 
Year 4
Complete Major Area Paper
Propose Dissertation project
Begin dissertation project
Practice requirement: Teaching or Practicum (73004)
Second doctoral exam
File Topic Proposal
File Dissertation proposal
Courses:
History of Psychology
Developmental Disabilities/Behavior Analysis (72001, 72002, 72003, or72004)
Stimulus Control
 
Year 5 Goals
Advance to level 3
Select outside readers
Complete dissertation project
Defend dissertation
Deposit dissertation
 
Year 6
Deadline for all program requirements