UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

COMD7379 - Current Research in Autism

COMD 7379 (HCS 7379) Current Research in Autism (3 semester credit hours) Exploration of research theories related to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and the implications the disability has on an individual's learning, behavior and ability to process information. Topics in different semesters include: diagnostic classification, the evaluation process, current theoretical models, intervention models, research on potential causes and treatments, provisions for service delivery and areas of impairment. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 semester credit hours maximum). Prerequisites: BBSC majors only and department consent required. (3-0) Y