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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exceptional Children and Youth - Autism/Severe Disabilities - 4+1 Autism/SD (BSEd/MEd)

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Program Requirements:

Only available to students with ETE and ECE majors.

Choose a concentration:

Students choose one the following three concentrations: Elementary special education, secondary special education, or autism/severe disabilities.

Autism/Severe Disabilities Concentration:

Students in the autism/severe disabilities concentration complete the following required courses (33 credits):

  • EDUC 624 - Introduction to Autism and Sever Disabilities (3cr.)
  • EDUC 625 - Special Education Instruction/Curriculum: Autism/Severe (3cr.)
  • EDUC 626 - Functional Communication for Individuals with Autism and Sever Disabilities (3cr.)
  • EDUC 655 - Assistive Technology: Autism/Sever Disabilities (3cr.)
  • EDUC 669 - Engagement in the General Curriculum for Students with Severe Disabilities (3cr.)
  • EDUC 673 - School-to-Adult Life Transitions & Disability (3cr.)
  • EDUC 681 - Techniques for Behavior Change and Positive Behavior Support (3cr.)
  • EDUC 682 - Special Issues in Special Education (3cr.)
  • EDUC 745 - Collaborative Teaming in Special Education (3cr.)
  • EDUC 750 - Graduate Teaching Internship (3 to 9 cr.)

Sample course schedules are available online at www.education.udel.edu/4-1/autismsevere-disabilities-41-program/.

Senior Year Requirements:

During the Senior year, they complete 9 graduate credits that may be in lieu of 9 undergraduate credits and complete all remaining undergraduate requirements, including the student teaching experience. During the +1 year, students complete 24 graduate credits, which includes 6 credits of graduate teaching internship (EDUC 750).

Final Paper requirement:

Complete a non-course Final Paper requirement.

Last Revised 2018-2019 Academic Year

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