Behaviour Disorders

This concentration is appropriate for students with a special interest in supporting students at risk for or with behavioural disorders.

View the standard program prerequisites and additional information.

Required Courses (18 credits)
EPSE 437 (3) Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Behaviour Disorders
EPSE 512 (3) Critical Issues in Special Education
EPSE 515 (3) Seminar in Behaviour Disorders *
EPSE 574 (3) Principles of Behaviour Analysis *
EPSE 576 (3) Assessment and Positive Behavioural Support in School and Community Settings *
EPSE 577 (3) Seminar in Assessment and Positive Behaviour Support *
Additional Research Requirements (choose 3 credits)
EPSE 592 (3) Experimental Designs and Analysis in Education
EPSE 593 (3) Design and Analysis of Research with Small Samples and Single Subjects *
EPSE 595 (3) Qualitative Methodologies in Educational Psychology and Special Education
Electives (Choose 3 credits)
Choose 3 credits of 500-level course in education or a related one
EPSE 526 (3) Seminar in Specific Learning Disabilities
EPSE 531 (3) Curriculum-Based Assessment and Intervention
EPSE 551 (3) School-Based Consultation
EPSE 585 (3) Social Emotional Development in Education
Thesis Requirement (6 credits)
EPSE 599 (6) Master’s Thesis

*Meets the coursework requirements for Behaviour Analyst Certification. Students seeking Behaviour Analyst Certification will also need to take EPSE 513 (Seminar in Developmental Disabilities) in addition to the above.

Contact the program support for application or course registration information.

For more information about the concentration, contact Dr. Joseph Lucyshyn.