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The purpose of our Autism Career Studies Certificate is to increase the effectiveness of educators and community members who, personally or professionally, deal with students exhibiting autism spectrum disorders. The program is designed to provide an introduction, curriculum development, and methodologies for supporting students with autism.

Program Information

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


Applicants must meet general admission requirements of the college.

Autism Curriculum
# Title Lecture Lab Credit
EDU 270 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 3 0 3
EDU 271 Methodologies and Curriculum Development for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders 1 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

Prerequisite: EDU 270
Prerequisite: EDU 270 and EDU 271



Among the opportunities for employment for those who complete the Autism Career Studies Certificate are classroom teachers, aides, and other school personnel involved with teaching autistic students.


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