Provides an introduction to the principles of learning and how those principles can be used to modify behavior. The course emphasizes the application of learning theory principles to solve behavioral problems as they exist in oneself, one's family, and the greater community. Particular attention will be given throughout the semester to the ethics surrounding behavioral research and practice. Of particular interest to students wanting to facilitate change in their own or another's behavior, this course is beneficial to communication, education, business, and biology majors.
PSYC440 is a 3 credit course.