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Plans Of Study And General Advising

ABA Online students are not assigned advisors. The student services team will direct you to one of the Plans of Study below.  Plans of Study are based on your program and previous coursework at Florida Tech. Please select the Standard Plan of BCaBA, BCBA, or Master unless you have completed previous coursework with Florida Tech. 

Advising questions can be directed to ABA online office via email at

Important Dates

For specific semester registration and start dates, as well as other deadlines, please visit the Office of the Registrar’s academic calendar. Choose the semester at the top of the page, and then scroll down to Applied Behavior Analysis (5th Edition) to see all relevant dates.

Plan of Study




Course Infomation

Courses will have a  1 hour, weekly online meeting you will be required to attend. When registering for classes, the time listed will be your scheduled online meeting time.  

Schedule for classes can be found here: Behavior Anaylsis Class Schedule . ABA Online students should only register for courses with sections that start with "W" (i.e. W01, W05, W22, etc..)

Online meeting times are in EST (Eastern Standard Timezone). 

Course Timeline Semester: Semesters are 15 weeks in duration.

15 weeks: (1 credit courses)

BEH 5076, BEH 5060, BEH 5061, BEH 5062, BEH 5063, BEH 5064, BEH 5065

Weeks 1- 11: (3 credit courses)

BEH 5041, BEH 5042, BEH 5043, BEH 5048, BEH 5049

Weeks 1-10: (1 credit course)

BEH 5040

Weeks 1-8: (1 credit course)

BEH 5021

Weeks 1-5: (1 credit courses)

BEH 5073, BEH 5074

Week 11: (0 credit course)


Weeks 11-15: (1 credit courses)

BEH 5044, BEH 5045, BEH 5046, BEH 5047, BEH 5050, BEH 5051, BEH 5020, BEH 5071, BEH 5072

Please note: The following courses do not have online meetings times. All students will register for one section and the course(s) will be asynchronus.

BEH 5020, BEH 5040, BEH 5046, BEH 5060, BEH 5061, BEH 5062, BEH 5063, BEH 5063, BEH 5064, BEH 5065

Helpful Websites

You can look up a short description of each course. The course titles and course IDs are listed on your plan of study.

You can view your online meeting options before you register. Please keep in mind the online meeting options are in the Eastern time zone.

How To Register

  1. Log in to PAWS.
  2. Click on the Student tab.
  3. Click on the Registration tab.
  4. Click on Look up classes to add.
  5. Select Search by term (for example: Fall 2021).
  6. Select the appropriate school: Behavior Analysis
  7. Scroll to the course number, ex., 5041, and click View Selections.
  8. This will pull up the entire list of available online meeting sections.
  9. Select the one you'd like to attend for the duration of the course and add it by clicking the appropriate checkbox on the far left.
  10. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Register. 

Please note: it is important to register for all of the semester courses listed in your plan of study before the add/drop deadline each semester, including the courses that do not begin at the beginning of the semester. All changes to your schedule, including online meeting time changes, must be made before the add/drop deadline each semester.

Financial Information

The Office of Financial Aid can be reached via email at for any questions regarding FAFSA, loans, or financial aid.

The Office of Student Accounting can be reached via email at to help you with payments.

The Office of Account Management can be reached via email at for any questions regarding the Panther Payment Plan, payment due dates, etc.

Please review the ABA Online Tuition and Fees for tuition. 

  Note: Courses that are part of VCS certificate and the MA, Behavior Analysis Practice degree program are at the certificate rate.


International Students - International BACB Deadlines

Please note: If you are a student outside the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, you may not be able to finish the program in time to take the certification exam before the BACB deadline for international testing. 

Effective January 1, 2022, BACB examinations will only be offered in English. 

Effective January 1, 2023, initial BACB certification applications will no longer be accepted from individuals who reside outside of the U.S., Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Individuals who earn certification prior to January 1, 2023, will be able to maintain their certification in perpetuity. 

For specific information from the BACB, please visit: BACB Global Certification Website

If you are an international student outside the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, please contact your advisor right away at for further information and guidance.

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