Behavior Technician

Associate Degree

10-522-3

This program was developed to meet the growing special needs population in both Rock and Green counties.  This program bridges between the Foundations of Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, and Human Services programs adding courses targeted more towards working with and supporting the special needs population at all ages. This program allows more options to people wanting to work with the special needs population.

• Discriminate between the various diagnoses collectively known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

• Analyze the impact of early intervention on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

• Implement positive behavior supports students identified on the Autism Spectrum.
• Foster play and friendship for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
• Demonstrate a variety of effective teaching methods, adaptations and modifications for learners identified on the Autism Spectrum.
• Examine functional living skills and vocational support for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
801-136 English Composition 1 3
103-138 Word Documents 2
307-151 ECE: Infant & Toddler Development 3
522-107 EDU: Overview of Special Education 3
520-101 Community Resources and Services 3
103-107 Intermediate Excel 2
 Credits16
Semester 2
801-198 Speech 3
804-134
Mathematical Reasoning
or Intermediate Algebra with Applications
3
809-198 Introduction to Psychology 3
307-187 ECE: Children with Differing Abilities 3
522-142 Autism: Spectrum Disorder 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
809-172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3
522-106 EDU: Child & Adolescent Development 3
520-102 Introduction to Gerontology 3
520-108 Children and Family Services 3
522-145 Autism: Teaching Methods 3
522-150 Practicum 1: Group Home 1
 Credits16
Semester 4
809-188 Developmental Psychology 3
522-124 EDU: Supporting Students with Disabilities 3
520-103 Interviewing Principles & Documentation 3
522-153 Applied Behavior Strategies, Assessments, and Intervention 3
522-147 Autism: Transition / Beyond 3
522-151 Practicum 2: Education Setting 1
 Credits16
 Total Credits63
Plan of Study Grid
Do Not UseCredits
801-136 English Composition 1 3
801-198 Speech 3
804-134 Mathematical Reasoning 3
809-198 Introduction to Psychology 3
809-172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits15