Prerequisites and Course Sequence

View Prerequisites and Course Sequence for the M.A. Degree Program, Autism Specialization.

Prerequisites

  • SPED 527: Special Education in a Pluralistic Society (or equivalent)
  • SPED 553: Behavioral Strategies and Support (or equivalent)

Course Sequence

Year 1

9 units

  • SPED 657: Facilitating Transition (Not required for EC candidates) (3 units)
  • SPED 651: Legislation (3 units)
  • ED 690: Methods of Inquiry (3 units)

9 units plus Practicum

  • SPED 530: Issues in Autism (3 units)
  • SPED 676: Advanced ABA  (3 units)
  • SPED 681B: Advanced Studies in SPED/ Autism (3 units)
  • SPED 771A: Advanced Intensive Practicum

Year 2

9 units

  • SPED 685: Single-Subject Research Design (3units)
  • ARP 687: Job Placements For Candidates on Transition Grant (3 units)
  • ED 795A: Research Project (3 units)

4 units

  • SPED 605: Advanced Behavior & Health Supports (1 unit)
  • ED 795B: Research Project (3 units)

Summer

  • SPED 771B: Adult Practicum (For Candidates on Transition Grant)