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Autism Spectrum Disorders (Post Bachelor's) PDFDownload to print

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

405 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2294

Post Bachelor's (C634): The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) certificate provides the skills required to understand the various theoretical conceptualizations of Autism Spectrum Disorder, develop evidence-based lifespan intervention programs, collaborate successfully as a member of intervention teams, support individuals with ASD being served within general and special education contexts, and effectively address the needs of families. The certificate's interdisciplinary curriculum includes didactic and applied learning experiences under the direction of recognized scholars in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Applicants must meet admissions criteria and hold a baccalaureate in special education, speech pathology, psychology or other educational, health and human services fields.



Course Title Credits
SPA 6/74309 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory and Diagnosis* 3
  6/74310 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Life Span Interventions** 3
  6/74501 Social Communication Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
SPED 53030 Applied Behavior Analysis I 3
Choose one of the following: 3
SPED 6/73030 Pharmacological Intervention in SPED (3)  
  63959 Medical Aspects of Lifespan Disabilities (3)  
Choose from the following: 1-3
SPA 6/84096 Individual Investigation: SPA (1-3)  
  6/84098 Research in SPA (1-3)  
  64199 Thesis I (2-3)  
SPED 53031 Applied Behavior Analysis II (3)  
  63995 Special Topics in Special Education (3)  
  6/73949 Autism Spectrum Disorders Capstone (1-3)  
TOTAL 16-18

* This course is crosslisted with SPED 64309
** This course is crosslisted with SPED 64310