Applied Behavioral Science

B.A.
B.G.S.
Minor

Overview: 

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.

Career options: 

The department of Applied Behavior Science is dedicated to training, teaching and research so that you can understand and improve the human condition locally, nationally and globally. The ABS department offers a program that allows you to sit for the examination to become a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. The requirements for this can be found here and are required in addition to the requirements for the major and degree.

Find out what career options are available by visiting the KU career center website.


Applied Behavioral Science Program

http://absc.ku.edu/
absc@ku.edu
785-864-4840
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Advisor name: 
Anna van Haandel
Advisor title: 
Academic Advisor
Advisor email: 
avh@ku.edu
Advisor name: 
Claudia Dozier
Advisor title: 
Associate Professor
Advisor email: 
cdozier@ku.edu
Advisor name: 
Pam Neidert
Advisor title: 
Associate Professor
Advisor email: 
pneidert@ku.edu
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