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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Liberal Studies/Education Major with Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration (Bachelor of Arts)


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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 126


Freshman - Credits: 33


  • Liberal Studies Elective 1   (Cr:3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32


  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Liberal Studies Elective 2   (Cr: 3)
  • Electives  (Cr: 6)

Junior - Credits: 31


  • General Education Electives (at least one above the 100 level)   (Cr:6)
  • Liberal Studies Elective 3   (Cr: 3)
  • Electives   (Cr:6

Senior - Credits: 30


  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr:3)
  • General Education Elective above the 100 level   (Cr: 3)
  • Liberal Studies Elective 4   (Cr:3)

Liberal Studies Electives 1 and 2: Social Sciences


Choose two courses from the following areas.  At least one needs to be at the 300 level or above:

Communication
Criminal Justice
Economics
Geography
Human Services
International Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology

Liberal Studies Electives 3 and 4: Arts and Humanities


Choose two courses from the following areas. At least one needs to be at the 300 level or above:

American Studies
Arabic
Art
Chinese
Dance
Drama
English
French
History
Liberal Studies
Music
Philosophy
Religion
Spanish

Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the autism and applied behavior analysis concentration program, students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the science of human behavior.
  • State the underlying assumptions and goals of functional analysis and cite the relevant research literature that supports these assumptions and goals.
  • Explain the different types of functional assessment, including indirect and direct assessment methodologies, and they will cite the relevant research literature supporting them.
  • Outline the possible functions a problem behavior might serve and design appropriate assessment conditions to test such functions display competency in conducting evidence-based teaching practices with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Exhibit an understanding of the learning and behavioral deficits related to Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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