Behavior Analysis

Behavior Analysis Certification Preparation

Eastern offers preparation in Behavior Analysis for careers, graduate school, and national certification at the Associate level. Behavior Analysis courses are open to both Psychology and other majors. Courses may also fulfill major requirements. Certain sections of the following courses have been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB, Inc.) as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst Examination (see

  1. PSY 205: Principles of Learning
  2. PSY 216: Ethics for Behavior Analysts (1 credit)
  3. PSY 316: Applied Behavior Analysis
  4. PSY 407: Learning II
  5. PSY 416: Sustainable Behavior

Students seeking certification in Behavior Analysis should contact Dr. James Diller, the Behavior Analysis course coordinator, to develop a plan of study. Students preparing for certification must meet additional requirements beyond the coursework.

Information on pass rates for Verified Course Sequences are available here: Pass-rate data are not published for sequences with fewer than six first-time candidates in a single year or for sequences within their first four years of operation.

The requirements for the Psychology Major, Behavior Analysis Concentration, can be viewed here.