The Wilson College Master of Special Education program has received approval of an autism endorsement curriculum from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, a credential that will benefit teachers and others who work with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has approved a new, early childhood (preK-4)/ special education (preK-8) major within Wilson’s education curriculum. The dual certification program will be available this fall, along with a new minor in special education.
Study of essentials of English usage and sentence and paragraph structure. A problem-solving approach through the student’s writing of paragraphs, short essays, and a research report. Prerequisite: English Placement Examination.
Survey of traditional and contemporary concepts associated with computer technology. Understanding the function of personal computers and how computer technology is applied in Western society. Software used includes standard business applications to solve problems as well as elementary programming (C++) and HTML webpage construction.
Introduction to statistical procedures and their application to research in the behavioral sciences. Topics include descriptive and inferential statistics, measures of central tendency, variation, standardized distributions, correlation, regression and prediction and hypothesis testing, including one- and two-way analyses of variance. Prerequisite: MAT 096/099 or math placement exam. NS
A general introductory course to the discipline of sociology, intended mainly for students who wish to gain a broad overview of the field, its areas of study, methods of inquiry and conceptions and analysis of society. The central objective of the course is to encourage students to think sociologically. CC, CD
Introduction to the science of behavior. Topics include the biological foundations of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, development, personality and adjustment and social behavior. CC