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Behavioural Sciences

Seneca College - King
Canada, Ontario, King City
Tuition fee CA$16,043 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

senecacollege.ca/..grams/fulltime/BHS.html 

Overview

In this two-year program, you will study theories and clinical applications, including the use of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) – the science of understanding, analyzing and modifying human behaviour. Through applied learning and placement, you will learn the applications of ABA, including its use in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities.

As a graduate of this program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, you are eligible to pursue Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology program. This unique pathway allows you to earn a degree within two years (4 semesters plus a work term) after completing a summer bridging stream.

If you meet the admission requirements, you may also be eligible to receive a 42-credit block transfer when entering the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology within the Faculty of Health at York University.

Program Delivery

This program is offered in Seneca’s hybrid delivery format, with some courses available in Seneca’s flexible delivery format. Some coursework is online, and some must be completed in person. Students will need to come on campus to complete in-person learning requirements. For courses offered in a flexible delivery format, professors use innovative learning spaces and technology to teach students in a classroom or lab and broadcast in real-time to students attending remotely. In flexible courses, students have the choice of coming on campus or learning online.

Program Duration

The program duration for September starts is two academic years (24 months). The program duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.

Skills

Throughout this program, you will be trained in intervention techniques used in clinical areas, such as gerontology, educational services, healthcare services, mental health, special education and working with children and adults with developmental disorders, along with other areas where the use of behavioural sciences is expanding rapidly.

Field Placement

Over the course of this program, you will work in a professional capacity with the help of a field placement opportunity. Your fieldwork placements will give you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and apply what you have learned in a work environment. You will work individually and in a group in a professional capacity, with specific job tasks and responsibilities, time management requirements and appropriate interpersonal skills.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Instructional therapist
  • Behaviour technician
  • Educational assistant
  • Educational resource facilitator
  • Employee of group homes, community living centres and other specialized agencies
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 8, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
Application start
Oct 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 8, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
Application start
Oct 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States