Minor in Behavior Analysis

Learn About the Inner Workings of Actions and Reactions

Behavior analysts work with patients with developmental disabilities. If this interests you, or if it could enhance your major degree of study, then a minor in behavioral analysis from University of Houston-Clear Lake will strengthen your career path. Across 15 hours of course work, you’ll explore the basics of how we learn, develop an understanding of key analytical methodology, and participate in practical laboratory examinations that expand your knowledge base.

Unlock Your Understanding of Behavior

This minor is a perfect complement to a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology or behavioral sciences, especially if you aspire to a graduate degree. Through this minor, you can earn the necessary coursework that, combined with a supervised experience, allows you to sit for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst examination.

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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.

Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 

Degree Plan

Cost Information

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1
    Deadline Extension for Fall 2018 - August 13

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1

  • Summer

    Priority - February 1
    Final Summer I - June 10
    Final Summer II - July 15

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27
  • Spring 2019
    Priority – January 14
    Final and Session Start – January 22
  • Summer 2019
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 28
    Final (Summer I) – June 10
    Final (Summer II) – July 15
  • Fall 2019
    Priority - August 12
    Final and Session Start - August 26

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

The Behavior Analysis program is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International Accreditation Board.

Minor in Behavior Analysis Faculty

Jennifer N. Fritz
Jennifer Fritz

Jennifer Fritz

Associate Professor of Behavior Analysis,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3427
Email: Fritzj@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233-10

Faculty Bio

Sarah A. Lechago
Sarah Lechago

Sarah Lechago

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3331
Email: Lechago@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.11

Faculty Bio

Dorothea C. Lerman
Dorothea Lerman

Dorothea Lerman

Professor of Psychology and Director, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3437
Email: lerman@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.20

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