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Coursework

Candidates earn their authorization in emotional disturbance, resource specialist, or autism special education by taking the courses listed in one of the following areas below:

Autism Spectrum Disorders12 units
SPED 503
Behavior Support to Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
3
SPED 512
Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practice
3
SPED 522
Collaboration and Communication Skills of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
3
SPED 542
Meeting the Academic Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
3
Emotional Disturbance (Behavior Analysis)12 units
SPED 504
Introduction to Behavior Analysis in Applied Settings
3
SPED 514
Advanced Behavior Analysis in Applied Settings
3
SPED 524
Advanced Topical Study: Applications and Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
3
SPED 534
Single-case Designs: Measurement and Experimental Evaluation of Behavior
3
Resource Specialist (RSP)12 units
SPED 546
Resource Specialist Communication Skills
3
SPED 547
Implementation of Special Education Legislation
3
SPED 548
Staff Development and Parent Education Techniques
3
SPED 549
Supervised Field Experience: Resource Specialist
3
Note: This information is current for the 2013–14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.