College of Education - Educational Theory and Practice

Behavior Analysis Certification Board Approved University Courses (Approved BCaBA, approved intensive practicum, and BCBA)

ABA Program Courses (One- and Two-Year Rotation)

Semester Offered Course Number Title Credits
Summer 2011 SPED 593 Applied Behavior Analysis 1 3
Fall 2011 SPED 551 Assessment & Program Planning for Special Populations 3
Fall 2012 SPED 502 Research in Special Programs (Single Case Designs) 3
Fall 2011 SPED 590 Internship: ABA Intensive Practicum 5
Spring 2012 SPED 574 Data-Based Instruction 3
Spring 2012 SPED 590 Internship: ABA Intensive Practicum 5
Summer 2012 SPED 593 Applied Behavior Analysis 1 (repeat to start new cohort) 3
Summer 2012 SPED 593 Ethics for Educators & Human Services 3
Fall 2012 SPED 502 Research in Special Programs (Single Case Designs) 3
Fall 2012 SPED 590 Internship: ABA Intensive Practicum 5
Spring 2013 SPED 593 Autism: Characteristics and Intervention 3
Spring 2013 SPED 590 Internship: ABA Intensive Practicum 5
Summer (yearly) SPED 593 Applied Behavior Analysis 1 (repeat for new cohort) 3
Fall (yearly) SPED 502 Research in Special Programs (Single Case Designs) 3

Master of Science in Special Education
Advanced Option, ABA Emphasis Plan of Study

Course Credits
A. Professional Core
SPED 502 Research in Special Programs*** 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
Total Credits in Professional Core 6
B. Professional Specialization
SPED 593 Ethics for Behavior Analysts*** 3
SPED 530 Curricular Adaptations for Special Populations 3
SPED 551 Assessment and Program Planning for Special Populations** 3
SPED 574 Data-based instruction** 3
SPED 593 Applied Behavior Analysis I** 3
SPED 593 Autism: Characteristics and Interventions*** 3
Total Credits in Professional Specialization 18
C. Professional Practice
SPED 590 Internship in ABA** 5
SPED 590 Internship in ABA** 5
SPED 590 Internship in ABA*** 5
Total Credits in Professional Practice option 15
Total Minimum Credits in MSSE Advanced Studies, ABA Emphasis 39
** required for BCaBA """""""""""""""" ** and *** required for BCBA

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