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CPSY 330. Principles of Behavior

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: An introduction to behavior principles with emphasis on the experimental and applied analysis of behavior.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Additional Information: Online Course. Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/continuingstudies., Proctored Test Requirement

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify basic principles and procedures of behavior modification.
2. Identify examples of how behavioral principles operate in everyday life.
3. Describe procedures for assessing, recording, and graphing behavior.
4. Describe basic behavioral research designs.
5. Describe typical behavior therapy treatments with common clinical problems.
6. Discuss ethical issues related to use of behavior modification.
7. Describe major historical developments in behavior analysis.
8. Discuss professional organizations and career opportunities in behavior analysis.






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