Applied Behavioral Science
As a student in Applied Behavioral Science, you will be a part of a department known nationally and internationally for ground breaking research in applied behavior analysis. As an undergraduate, you will participate in an intensive practicum, and have opportunities to engage in service learning.
The Department of Applied Behavioral Science (formerly Human Development and Family Life) addresses are, addiction; adults with developmental disabilities; autism and other childhood developmental disabilities; community health and development; organizational behavior management; infant, toddler, and early childhood development (both typical and atypical); physical disabilities and independent living; and truancy prevention and family enhancement.
The mission of the Applied Behavioral Sciences department is to teach you to understand behavior and solve societal problems through evidence-based practice and critical thinking.