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Autism Career Studies Certificate

Length: 9 credits


To increase the effectiveness of educators and community members who, personally or professionally, deal with students exhibit autism spectrum disorders. The program is designed to provide an introduction, curriculum development, and methodologies for supporting students with autism.

Opportunities for employment

Classroom teachers, aides, and other school personnel involved with teaching autistic students.

Admission requirement

Applicants must meet general admission requirements of the college.

Program requirements

Students are required to earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the curriculum to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate.

Autism Curriculum
Course # Course Title Lecture Lab Credits
EDU 270 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 3 0 3
EDU 271 Methodologies and Curriculum Development for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders1 3 0 3
EDU 272 Methods for Supporting Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders in the School Setting2 3 0 3
  Total 9 0 9

Total Minimum Credits: 9

1Prerequisite: EDU 270
2Prerequisite: EDU 270 and EDU 271

This page was reviewed on June 11, 2013, updated on November 20, 2013. If you are looking for previous catalog information, please reference the 2008-2010 Catalog, 2010-2012 Catalog, or 2013-2014 Catalog.

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