Bachelor of Arts Degree - Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism)

Faculty of Arts & Sciences, School of Social Sciences

Credential
Bachelor

Program Highlights

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis – Autism is a highly sought after and unique degree.

This baccalaureate program blends rigorous academic training and professional supervised experience.

Program graduates are eligible to sit for the exam immediately to become Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA).

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallBoth

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$3,908 $1,134 $5,042
Year 2$3,908 $1,134 $5,042
Year 3$7,063 $1,134 $8,197
Year 4$7,851 $1,134 $8,985
Total$22,730 $4,536 $27,265

Note: Fees are subject to change.

Program Requirements

First & Second Years

Total credits: 60.00

Required
ABA 100Introduction to Behaviour Principles3.00 credits
ABA 101Observations of ABA in Community Settings3.00 credits
ABA 200A Survey of Applied Behaviour Analytic Applications3.00 credits
ABA 201Observation Practicum3.00 credits
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits
100/200 Level Elective Course3.00 credits
ENGL or CMNS 100 level or higher3.00 credits
PSYC 100 level or higher3.00 credits
PSYC 100 level or higher3.00 credits
Quantitative/Analytical course3.00 credits
Required
100/200 Level Elective Course or Related Coursework* *Up to 30 credits of course work in related area of study, such as education assistant, child & youth development, developmental disability, early childhood education, special needs, applied behaviour analysis autism, behavioual sciences, social work.30.00 credits

Third Year

Total credits: 30.00

Required
ABA 312Single Subject Research Design and Statistics3.00 credits
ABA 341Applied Behaviour Analysis I: Principles of Behaviour3.00 credits
ABA 342Applied Behaviour Analysis II: Procedures for Behaviour Change3.00 credits
ABA 343Ethics and Professional Standards3.00 credits
ABA 344Autism Spectrum Disorders - I3.00 credits
ABA 346Autism Spectrum Disorders - II3.00 credits
ABA 426Assessment and Intervention Planning for Young Children with ASD3.00 credits
300 or 400 level Elective3.00 credits
300 or 400 level Elective3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list
ABA 313Supporting Individuals with ASD and Their Families Across the Lifespan3.00 credits

Fourth Year

Total credits: 30.00

Total program credits: 120.00

Program Notes

Students starting in their baccalaureate degree on or after Fall 2018 and graduating on or after June 2022 must meet Cap Core graduation requirements in addition to their program requirements.

Important Dates

Application Dates

May 2, 2017 - Jul 3, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting

Jul 9-20, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 27, 2018  4 p.m.

Application Dates

May 1, 2018 - Jul 2, 2019

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses.

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Students who have completed 30 credits or a 30-credit credential may be considered for admission into year two of the program but must complete ABA 100, 101, 200 and 201. Students who have completed an Associate of Arts or Science, 60 credits, or a 60-credit credential plus documentation of at least 300 hours of BCBA-supervised ABA experience may be considered for admission into year three of the program and will be deemed to have met the requirements of ABA 100, 101, 200 and 201.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

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