2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Dual-Level Applied Behavior Analysis - Secondary English Education (BS in Education/MA)


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Upon successful completion of this program, the student receives a BS in Education degree and a Master of Arts degree in ABA. This program also leads to the 7-12 Pennsylvania Instructional I certification for public school teaching and the Professional 7-12 ACSI certificate for Christian school teaching. The ABA course sequence has been verified to meet the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Exam®. This program also meets most of the PA Behavior Specialist License (BSL) course requirements. Additional criteria, including fieldwork requirements, must be met to qualify for the BCBA Exam or BSL.

Total Credits: 153


Program Requirements - Credits: 60


  • American Literature Elective Credits: 3
    Select from LIT 231, LIT 232, LIT 441, & LIT 442
  • British Literature Elective Credits: 3
    Select from LIT 331, LIT 431, LIT 432, & LIT 433
  • Contemporary Literature Elective Credits: 3
    Select from LIT 352, LIT 441, & LIT 442
  • Mathematics Elective Credits: 3

Graduate - Credits: 30


  • SPE 721 - ABA for Autism and Other Disabilities I Credits: 3
  • SPE 722 - ABA for Autism and Other Disabilities II Credits: 3
  • SPE 723 - Interventions for Autism and Other Disabilities Credits: 3
  • SPE 724 - Single Subject Research Credits: 3
  • SPE 725 - Principles of Behavior Credits: 3
  • SPE 726 - Secondary Transition Assessment and Intervention Credits: 1
  • SPE 727 - Supervision and Management Credits: 2
  • SPE 728 - Ethics for Behavior Analysts Credits: 3
  • SPE 761 - Inclusionary Practices Credits: 3
  • SPE 762 - Developmental and Diagnostic Reading Interventions Credits: 3
  • SPE 790 - Applied Behavior Analysis Comprehensive Examination Credits: 0
  • SPE 791 - Special Education Practicum I Credits: 1
  • SPE 792 - Special Education Practicum II Credits: 2

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