Rhode Island College

2013-2014 Catalog


Autism Education C.G.S.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable application fee. Graduate applications are available online at www.ric.edu/fsehd/graduate_requirements.php.
  2. Completion of all Feinstein School of Education and Human Development graduate admission requirements.
  3. A Rhode Island professional license in teaching or related service, such as occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology.
  4. Three letters of recommendation (one from the district administrator) that evaluate candidate’s education and experience in special education or a related field.
  5. An interview.

Retention Requirement

Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in all C.G.S. course work.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SPED 561Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

3

Offered fall (as needed).
SPED 562Practicum I in Autism

1

Offered fall (as needed).
SPED 563Curriculum and Methodology: Students with Autism

3

Offered fall (as needed).
SPED 564Building Social and Communication Skills

3

Offered spring (as needed).
SPED 565Practicum II in Autism

1

Offered fall (as needed).
SPED 566Autism and Positive Behavior Supports

3

Offered summer (as needed).

Total Credit Hours: 14