2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

SPCE 334 Topics in Autism

Provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders. The etiology, characteristics, and diagnostic criteria of autism spectrum disorders are reviewed. Also explores the environmental, genetic, and neuropsychological contributing factors of autism. Autism, high functioning autism, Asperger's disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders are discussed. A total of 9 credits may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.