BA Requirements

MS:BA Requirements (61 units minimum)
  1. Complete the appropriate 61 or more units or their equivalent.
  2. Complete the 36 core units listed in the Basic Requirements Section as well as the 25 units listed for the concentration to which they have been admitted.

Note: Some modification to the following stated requirements may be made to accommodate California educational requirements for the Marriage and Family Therapist License, the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, and other program changes.

Basic Requirements

(36 units)

  • PSYC 5080 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychology and Counseling
  • PSYC 5140 - Applied Psychopharmacology
  • PSYC 5160 - Multicultural and Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
  • PSYC 5360 - Seminar in Clinical Psychopathology
  • PSYC 5650 - Child Clinical Interventions
  • PSYC 5690 - Counseling Sexual Problems
  • PSYC 5740 - Community Counseling Interventions
  • PSYC 5770 - Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency Counseling
  • PSYC 5780 - Advanced Counseling
  • PSYC 5860 - Trauma and Domestic Violence Interventions
  • PSYC 5905 - Client Advocacy Practicum
  • PSYC 5990 - Master's Thesis
  • Note: Once students complete all other coursework, they must be continually enrolled in at least one thesis unit (either PSYC 5990 or PSYC 7005).

Concentration in Behavior Analysis

(25 units)

  • PSYC 5025 - Research Methods in Behavior Analysis
  • PSYC 5055 - Foundations of Behavior Analysis
  • PSYC 5090 - Behavioral Assessment
  • PSYC 5150 - Clinical Interventions with Families and Individuals
  • PSYC 5640 - Conceptual Issues in Behavior Analysis
  • PSYC 5750 - Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis
  • PSYC 5930 - Practicum in Behavior Analysis (Must be repeated for a total of 6 units. Students may take PSYC 5910 in place of PSYC 5930 for one of the two required semesters.)