Sample Plan of Study

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 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 619: Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 683: Practicum in Autism (3 credit hours) OR SPCE 638: Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 636: Research in Special Education (3 credit hours) 

Spring Semester

  • SPCE 689: Verbal Behavior (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 691 Supervising Human Service Staff in ABA (3 credit hours)
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