Bachelor of Arts Degree - Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism)

Program Highlights

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

Build the specialized skills to work with children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

In the program, you'll train in many key areas, including behaviour principles, assessments and applications, supporting individuals with ASD and their families, assessment and intervention planning for children with ASD and using applied behaviour analysis with adults who have ASD and other developmental disabilities. 

You'll also take part in three different supervised practicum placements to help you gain on the job experience before graduation.

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$5,449 $1,269 $6,718
Year 2$5,449 $1,269 $6,718
Year 3$7,204 $1,269 $8,473
Year 4$8,009 $1,269 $9,278
Year 5$0 $0 $0
Total$26,110 $5,077 $31,187

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

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 1, 2018 - Jul 2, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 8, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 19, 2019 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Oct 1, 2019 - Jul 7, 2020

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 6, 2020

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 24, 2020 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

  1. Check the admissions requirements.
  2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
  3. Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
    1. Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

Admission Requirements

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

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Contact

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aba@capilanou.ca

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