ABA Plan of Study

The Association for Behavior Analysis International has verified the following 7 courses toward the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® examination. Applicants will need to meet additional requirements before they can be deemed eligible to take the examination.

 

VCS ABA

Hope Group

 

 

 

 

Augustana is partnering with HOPE Group, an ABA company with extensive experience providing online supervision of fieldwork experiences. The three 5-month clinical practica (3-credit hours each) run concurrently with VCS coursework, which allows students to accrue the required number of concentrated fieldwork experience hours in their work settings as they complete four semesters of graduate coursework.
 

Sequence of Courses for Fall start of M.Ed SPED ABA Cohort
Year One Fall (1st Half) Fall (2nd Half) Spring (1st Half) Spring (2nd Half) Summer (June-July)
SPED 625 SPED 626 SPED 628 SPED 627 SPED 624
SPED 600HG - Clinical Experience I (October 1 - February 28)  SPED 601HG - Clinical Experience II (March 1 - July 31)
Year Two Fall (1st Half) Fall (2nd Half)  
SPED 623 SPED 697
 SPED 602HG - Clinical Experience III (August 1 -December 31)

 

Sequence of Courses for Spring start of M.Ed SPED ABA Cohort

Year One Spring (1st Half) Spring (2nd Half) Summer (June-July) Fall (1st Half) Fall (2nd Half)
SPED 625 SPED 626 SPED 628 SPED 627 SPED 624
SPED 600HG - Clinical Experience I (March 1 - July 31) SPED 601HG - Clinical Experience II (Aug. 1 - Dec. 31)
Year Two Spring (1st Half) Spring (2nd Half)  
SPED 623 SPED 697
SPED 602HG - Clinical Experience III (Jan. 1 - May 31)

 

 

ABA Program Handbook