The following sample plan organizes the course work into four or five semesters. Most frequently, students complete two courses per term and finish the master’s degree in five semesters.   

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 609 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
  • SPCE 680 Introduction to Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credits)   

Spring Semester

  • SPCE 682 Interventions and Treatments for Person with Autism (3 credits)
  • SPCE 610 Behavioral Consultation (3 credits)

Summer Semester

  • SPCE 611 Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)  
  • SPCE 619 Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 683 Field-Based Experience in Autism (3 credits)
    or SPCE 638 Field-Based Experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credits)
  • SPCE 636 Research in Special Education (3 credits) 

Spring Semester

  • SPCE 689 Verbal Behavior (3 credits)
  • SPCE 691 Supervising Human Service Staff in ABA (3 credits)