Psychology - Behavior Science, B.Sc. | University of Nevada, Reno | Reno, United States
48 months
Duration
23562 USD/year
23562 USD/year
7470 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Psychology - Behavior Science program at University of Nevada, Reno is to produce skilled behavior analysts who meet the needs of the community and contribute to the science and practice of behavior analysis.

Overview

This mission is achieved by providing comprehensive training in behavior science, out of which more advanced basic, applied and theoretical interests may be developed. This degree also prepares students for graduate study or for paraprofessional careers in human services.

Behavior analysis is a highly specialized field of study that is not duplicated elsewhere at the university. The Psychology - Behavior Science program at University of Nevada, Reno allows students to become eligible for certification as Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA), an internationally recognized paraprofessional credential. The curriculum also meets the standards for undergraduate program accreditation by the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historic trends in psychology.
  • demonstrate an awareness of the relevance of psychology to human affairs, and an ability to think critically and analytically about how psychological matters relate to day-to-day human affairs.
  • display effective written and oral communicative skills.
  • demonstrate a respect for and recognition and understanding of community diversity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Research Methods in Behavior Analysis
  • Ethics in Behavior Analysis
  • Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Radical Behaviorism
  • Psychological Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program as a regular freshman student, you must be a graduate from an approved or accredited high school (GED certificate may not be used for admission) and satisfy the below requirements:

  • Required high school courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • GPA in the academic core courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • Standardized test scores are required for admission to the University of Nevada, Reno. The University accepts the ACT and SAT scores.
  • If you are a student who does not meet our academic GPA requirements, but have graduated with an Advanced Diploma from a Nevada high school, you will be granted admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23562 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    23562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23562 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7470 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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