Special Education, Master of Education (MEd) - Concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course sequence / concentration, students will be able to:
Completed required the coursework requirements to be able to complete the examination to recognized internationally as Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Demonstrate expertise across all relevant dimensions of the provision of Applied Behavior Analytic services; including: behavioral measurement, assessment procedures, utilize evidenced based best practices and interventions in an objective, data driven manner.
Practice within one’s limits of professional competence in applied behavior analysis.
Conduct oneself in accordance with the BACB’s Guidelines for Responsible Conduct and the Disciplinary Standards.
|Area I - Core Courses In Special Education|
|SPED 611||Special Education Law||3|
|SPED 617||Current Research in Special Education||3|
|SPED 625||Instructional Strategies for Learning and Behavioral Problems||3|
|Area II - Concentration In Applied Behavior Analysis|
|SPED 660||Basic Behavior Principles||3|
|SPED 661||Techniques in Applied Behavior Analysis||3|
|or SPED 861||Techniques in Applied Behavior Analysis|
|SPED 669||Applications in Applied Behavior Analysis||3|
|or SPED 869||Applications in Applied Behavior Analysis|
|SPED 663||Ethical Issues in the Science and Practice of Behavior Analysis||3|
|SPED 664||Issues in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism||3|
|SPED 665||Research in ABA||3|
|or SPED 865||Research in ABA|
|Area III - Additional Concentration Courses|
|SPED 602||Advanced Studies in Exceptionalities||3|
|SPED 643||Communication and Social Competency||3|
|Area IV - Practicum|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Practicum in applied Behavior Analysis I|
|Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis II|
|Thesis in ABA|
|Clinical Practicum in Special Education 1|
for students pursuing PA certification in Special Education B-8 or 7-12
Important Curriculum Guide Notes
This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.
PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions
Major Code: 9 88
Concentration Code: ABAN