This concentration is appropriate for students with a special interest in supporting students at risk for or with behavioural disorders such as conduct disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, etc.
Required Courses (18 credits)
|EPSE 437 (3)||Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Behaviour Disorders|
|EPSE 512 (3)||Critical Issues in Special Education|
|EPSE 515A (3)||Building Supportive School and Community Environments to Prevent Problem Behaviour|
|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 (EPSE 576 is a prerequisite)|
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|
Choose 3 credits of ECPS coursework from outside the SPED area
Thesis Requirement (6 credits)
|EPSE 599 (6)||Master’s Thesis|
NOTE: This concentration is appropriate for students who wish to complete the coursework required for the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) credential. Courses in addition to those for the basic M.A. degree are required; click here for information about this option.
Contact the SPED program support for application or course registration information.
For more information about the concentration, contact Dr. Joseph Lucyshyn.