Special Education (MEd) - Applied Behavioral Analysis

Program of Study

Area 1 Professional Core
SPED 6265Advanced Assessment of Exceptional Children and Youth3
SPED 6125Managing Students with Behavioral Problems3
SPED 7125Special Education Law3
Area 1 Total9
Area 2 Research Core
SPED 6155Practical Applications of Single Subject Design Research 3
EDUF 6116Educational Research Methods3
Area 2 Total6
Area 3 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
SPED 6166Applied Behavior Analysis3
SPED 6177Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysts3
SPED 7235Assessment and Diagnosis of Individuals with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities3
SPED 7115Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in School Settings3
SPED 6295Teaching Students with Mild and Moderate Disabilities3
Area 3 Total15
Total Credit Hours30

Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Demonstrate the ability to use, and interpret the results of, valid and reliable assessment instruments that minimize\ bias.
  • 2. Demonstrate the ability to appropriately assess, design, and implement specially designed instruction and use data to determine its effectiveness on students with exceptionalities.
  • 3. Demonstrate the ability evaluate and use research to guide professional practice.
  • 4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret the ethical principles that guide ABA practice.