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Two Sample Plans of Study

The following sample plans are based upon two of the most common plans students submit for approval:  

PLAN 1   

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

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

Summer Semester

  • SPCE 611: Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)  
  • SPCE 683: Practicum in Autism (3 credit hours)   

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 619: Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 636: Research in Special Education (3 credit hours) 

Spring Semester

  • SPCE 660/689: Seminar: Verbal Behavior (3 credit hours); or SPCED 638: Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours) (689 is required if you plan to sit for the BCBA exam)
  • SPCE 660/691 Supervising Human Service Staff in ABA (3 credit hours)


PLAN 2  

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 680: Introduction to Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credit hours) – 8-week course taken the first half of the semester
  • SPCE 682:  Interventions and Treatments for Persons with Autism (3 credit hours) – 8-week course  taken during the second half of the semester
  • SPCE 609:  Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours) – 16-week course    

Spring Semester (all 16-week courses)

  • SPCE 610:  Behavioral Consultation (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 683:  Practicum in Autism (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 619: Professional issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours) –16-week course 

 Summer Semester

  • SPCE 611:  Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 636:  Research in Special Education (3 credit hours) – 5-week course  

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 660/689: Seminar: Verbal Behavior (3 credit hours) – 16-week course
  • SPCE 660/691: Supervising Human Service Staff in ABA (3 credit hours)
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