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Two Sample Plans of Study

The following sample plans organize 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.   

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 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)


PLAN 2  

Fall Semester

  • SPCE 680: Introduction to Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 credit hours) – 16-week course taken the first half of the semester
  • SPCE 682:  Interventions and Treatments for Persons with Autism (3 credit hours) – 16-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 611:  Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 683:  Practicum in Autism (3 credit hours)

 Summer Semester

  • SPCE 619: Professional issues in Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours) –16-week course
  • SPCE 636:  Research in Special Education (3 credit hours) – 5-week course  

Fall Semester

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