Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science

Courses and Course Descriptions

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Core Course Descriptions

View the most up to date Applied Behavioral Science course descriptions from the Academic Catalog.

  • ABS 7600s (1-2 credit hours)
    In-depth coverage of special topics in applied behavioral science. Topics vary.
  • ABS 7100 Methodology I (3 credit hours)
    Emphasis on research designs, testing hypotheses, and techniques for collecting data such as questionnaire formation, sampling, surveys, scaling, interviewing, and analysis of documents and records.
  • ABS 7110 Methodology II (3 credit hours)
    Analysis and interpretation of data in social research, with emphasis on multivariate statistical techniques.
  • ABS 7120 Applied Methodology (3 credit hours)
    Addresses issues pertaining to the collection and analysis of data in various settings, for the purpose of program evaluation, policy analysis, and other applied objectives.
  • ABS 7220 Seminar on Criminal Justice (3 credit hours) An investigation of the criminal justice system in the United States and its relation to deviant adult and juvenile behavior.
  • ABS 7230 Modern Social Theory (3 credit hours) Survey of social theories that form the foundations of sociology and examine major contemporary social problems of the modern world.

These courses are not prerequisites for each other, but it is HIGHLY suggested that students take the courses in numerical order (the ones that end in 00, 10, then 20).

Upcoming Courses

ABS Courses Fall 2019
Course No. Faculty Name Credit Hours Course Title Days Times
ABS 7100-01 Chigon Kim 3 ABS Methods I R 6:30–9:10 p.m.
ABS 7120-01 Raminta Daniulatyte 3 Applied Methodology T 5:30–8:10 p.m.
ABS 7300-01 Kathleen Gish 3 Social Movements M 6:10–8:50 p.m.
ABS 7600-01 Julie Harmon 2 Substance Abuse/Treatment F 9/20, 10/18: 5–9 p.m., and
S 9/21, 10/19: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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