Major Requirements - Disabilities Studies

Special Education Courses: 23/24 semester hours
SPED2120 Characteristics and Identification of Disabilities and the Law (4)
OR
PSY3460 Exceptional Individual (3)
SPED3750 Prosocial Skills and Challenging Behavior (3)
SPED3815 Strategies for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities (2)
SPED3850 Assistive Technology (1)
SPED4200 Introduction to Lifespan Work with People with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3)
SPED4300 Advocacy of and Models for Vocational, Social/Leisure, and Residential Needs of People with Disabilities (3)
SPED4400 Internship in Vocational, Social/Leisure, and/or Residential Agencies Serving People with Disabilities (4) (two eight-week placements, with a 2-semester hour support seminar) 
SPED4620 Collaboration Models for Inclusion (4)


Interdisciplinary required courses: 12 semester hours
PSY1100 General Psychology (4) (EDU Theories of Learning is an equivalent)
PSY3660 Abnormal Psychology (4)
SWK2050 Drugs & Human Behavior: Substance Abuse, Evaluation and Treatment (4)


Elective Options: two of the following courses
CRJ3840 Issues in Criminal Justice (3-4)
PSY3250 Lifespan Development (4)
OR
PSY3360 Adult Development & Aging (4)
SWK2500 Survey of Social Work (3)
SPED3510 Diversity and Disability (3)
OR
SOC3350 Race, Ethnicity, and Power (4)
OR
SOC3550 Women, Men, Family, and Diversity (4)
SPED4250 Behavioral Topics relevant to People with Autism Spectrum Disorders (3)
SPED4350 Integrating Assistive Technology and Curricular Adaptations (3)
SPED4450 Collaboration and Changing Roles in Special Education (3)