Program of Study: Autism Area of Emphasis

Certification Area (27 hrs.)

  • CIRG 644 – Literacy in the Content Area (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 606 – Reading Strategies for Exceptional Students (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 607 – Math Methods for Exceptional Students (3 hrs.)
  • CIEC 534 – Applications Software in Classroom Curriculum (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 520 – Introduction to Exceptional Children (3 hrs.) or CISP 521 – Children Exceptionalities (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 527 – Introduction to Autism (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 626 – Diagnosis/Clinical Practice (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 662 – Instructional Characteristics of Autism (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 664 – Field Experience: Autism (Practicum) (3 hrs.)

Additional Requirements for M.A. Degree (9 hrs.)

  • CISP 627 – Trends and Issues in Special Education (3 hrs.) or CISP 629 – Special Education Seminar (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 611 – Special Education Research, Part I (3 hrs.)
  • CISP 615 – Special Education Research, Part II (3 hrs.)