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Minor in Applied Behavioral Science

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Requirements for the Minor

Students selecting a minor in Applied Behavioral Science must complete one of the following specialties:

Early Childhood Autism Intervention 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 160, ABSC 304, ABSC 350, ABSC 444, and ABSC 680.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 680.

Early Childhood Research 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 160, and ABSC 304.

Required Elective
Satisfied by one of the following: ABSC 350, ABSC 455, or ABSC 468.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 679.

Early Childhood Education & Intervention 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 160, ABSC 304, and ABSC 344.

Required Elective
Satisfied by one of the following: ABSC 350, ABSC 455,  or ABSC 468.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 675, ABSC 676, ABSC 677, or ABSC 67?.

Youth Development and Juvenile Justice 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 304, ABSC 410, and ABSC 560.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 694.

Adults with Disabilities 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 304, ABSC 350, and ABSC 410.

Required Elective
Satisfied by 1 of the following: ABSC 347, ABSC 535, or ABSC 565.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 685.

Community Health and Development 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 150, and ABSC 310.

Required Elective
Satisfied by 3 of the following: ABSC 410, ABSC 437, ABSC 455, ABSC 486, ABSC 535, ABSC 565, ABSC 626, ABSC 671.

Research in Behavioral ? 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 308, ABSC 425, PSYC 300, and ABSC 509.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 692.

Organizational Behavior Management Research & Practice 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 304, ABSC 308, ABSC 470, and ABSC 509.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 682.

Conceptual Foundations of Behavioral Science 

Required Courses
Satisfied by ABSC 100, ABSC 304, ABSC 308, ABSC 425, and ABSC 509.

Practicum*
Satisfied by ABSC 693.

*Admission to practicum courses for students completing a minor in ABS is subject to limitations on practicum openings.

Applied Behavioral Science Minor Hours & GPA

While completing all required courses, majors must also meet each of the following hour and grade point average minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor. 

Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minlor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in all departmental courses in the Minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including Fs and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

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