Stephen F. Austin State University

Rehabilitation Services Concentration, B.S.R.

Rehabilitation Services, Rehabilitation Services Concentration, B.S.R.

The rehabilitation services degree prepares students for employment as a professional who assists people with disabilities in achieving their greatest physical, mental, social, educational and vocational potential. Major requirements are as follows:

Core Curriculum (42 Hours)

A. Communication Component Area (6 hours):

English Rhetoric/Composition (3 hours):
ENG 131 - Rhetoric and Composition Credit(s): 3
ENG 133H - Honors Composition: Analysis, Argument and Research Credit(s): 3

Communication Skills (3 hours):
COM 111 - Public Speaking Credit(s): 3

B. Mathematics Component Area (3 hours):

MTH 110 - Math in Society Credit(s): 3
MTH 127 - Introduction to Foundations of Mathematics I Credit(s): 3
MTH 138 - College Algebra Credit(s): 3
MTH 143 - Finite Mathematics Credit(s): 3
MTH 220 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics Credit(s): 3
MTH 233 - Calculus I Credit(s): 3

C. Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours):

AST 105 - Classical and Modern Astronomy Credit(s): 3
BIO 121 - Concepts of Biology Credit(s): 3
BIO 123 - Human Biology Credit(s): 3
BIO 125 - Principles of Ecology and Evolution Credit(s): 3
BIO 131 - Principles of Botany Credit(s): 3
BIO 133 - Principles of Zoology Credit(s): 3
BIO 225 - Local Flora/Fauna Credit(s): 3
BIO 238 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Credit(s): 3
CHE 101 - Conceptual Chemistry Credit(s): 3
CHE 111 - Intro to Chemistry I Credit(s): 3
CHE 133 - General Chemistry I Credit(s): 3
CHE 134 - General Chemistry II Credit(s): 3
ENV 110 - Introduction to Environmental Science Credit(s): 3
GOL 101 - Fundamentals of Earth Science Credit(s): 3
GOL 131 - Introductory Geology Credit(s): 3
GOL 132 - The Earth Through Time Credit(s): 3
PHY 101 - General Physics I Credit(s): 3
PHY 102 - General Physics II Credit(s): 3
PHY 110 - Fundamentals of Electronics Credit(s): 3
PHY 131 - Mechanics and Heat Credit(s): 3
PHY 132 - Electricity, Sound and Light Credit(s): 3
PHY 241 - Technical Physics I Credit(s): 3
PHY 242 - Technical Physics II Credit(s): 3

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours):

ENG 200 - Introduction to Literature Credit(s): 3
ENG 209 - Introduction to Mythology Credit(s): 3
ENG 211 - World Literature to 1650 Credit(s): 3
ENG 212 - World Literature from 1650 Credit(s): 3
ENG 221 - British Literature to 1800 Credit(s): 3
ENG 222 - British Literature from 1800 Credit(s): 3
ENG 229 - American Literature to 1865 Credit(s): 3
ENG 230 - American Literature from 1865 Credit(s): 3
ENG 233H - Literary Genres Credit(s): 3
HIS 151 - Western Civilization to 1500 Credit(s): 3
HIS 152 - Western Civilization Since 1500 Credit(s): 3
PHI 153 - Introduction to Philosophy Credit(s): 3
PHI 223 - Introduction to Ethics Credit(s): 3

E. Creative Arts (3 hours):

ART 280 - Art Appreciation Credit(s): 3
ART 281 - Art History Survey I Credit(s): 3
ART 282 - Art History Survey II Credit(s): 3
DAN 140 - Dance Appreciation Credit(s): 3
MUS 140 - Music Appreciation Credit(s): 3
THR 161 - Theatre Appreciation Credit(s): 3
THR 163 - Film and Culture Credit(s): 3

F. American History (6 hours):

HIS 133 - U.S. History Survey, 1000-1877 Credit(s): 3
HIS 134 - U.S. History Survey, 1877-Present Credit(s): 3

G. Government/Political Science (6 hours):

PSC 141 - Introduction to American Government: Theory and Politics Credit(s): 3
PSC 142 - Introduction to American Government: Structure and Functions Credit(s): 3

H. Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours):

ANT 231 - Cultural Anthropology Credit(s): 3
ECO 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credit(s): 3
ECO 232 - Principles of Microeconomics Credit(s): 3
GEO 131 - World Regional Geography Credit(s): 3
PSY 133 - General Psychology Credit(s): 3
SOC 137 - Introduction to Sociology Credit(s): 3

I. Component Area Option (6 hours):

Three hours in:
ENG 132 - Research and Argument Credit(s): 3

Three hours in the following:
BCM 247 - Business Communication Credit(s): 3
ENG 273 - Technical and Scientific Writing Credit(s): 3
FRE 131 - Elementary French Credit(s): 3
FRE 132 - Elementary French Credit(s): 3
GER 131 - Elementary German I Credit(s): 3
GER 132 - Elementary German II Credit(s): 3
POR 131 - Elementary Portuguese I Credit(s): 3
POR 132 - Elementary Portuguese II Credit(s): 3
SPA 131 - Elementary Spanish I Credit(s): 3
SPA 132 - Elementary Spanish II Credit(s): 3
SPH 172 - Beginning American Sign Language Credit(s): 3
SPH 272 - Intermediate American Sign Language Credit(s): 3

Institutionally Designated Options (6 hours)

Three hours from:
HMS 138 - Diet and Fitness Credit(s): 1
MSC 101 - Introduction to Military Science Credit(s): 2
MSC 102 - Basic Leadership Skills Credit(s): 2
MUS 136
physical activity (computer literacy or health and physical activity)

Three hours from:
CSC 101 - Introduction to Computing Credit(s): 3 or equivalent

Rehabilitation Services Core (18 hours)

Eighteen hours from:
RHB 220 - Introduction to Rehabilitation Services Credit(s): 3
RHB 325 - Programs and Services for the Visually Impaired Credit(s): 3
RHB 381 - Interviewing and Helping Skills Credit(s): 3
RHB 383 - Psycho-Social Aspects of Disability Credit(s): 3
RHB 405 - Rehabilitation Process and Practice Credit(s): 3
EPS 485 - Human Growth and Development Credit(s): 3

Rehabilitation Services Concentration (30 hours)

Twenty-one hours:
RHB 222 - Introduction to Alcohol and Other Dependency Credit(s): 3
RHB 224 - Disability Narratives Credit(s): 3
RHB 385 - Clinical Practicum in Rehabilitation Credit(s): 6
RHB 407 - Vocational Evaluation/Job Placement Credit(s): 3
RHB 490 - Rehabilitation of persons with Severe Disabilities Credit(s): 3
RHB 494 - Seminar in Rehabilitation Credit(s): 3

Any three selected electives (9 hours):
HSC 351 - Substance Prevention Education Credit(s): 3
RHB 422 - Advanced Chemical Substance Use and Abuse Credit(s): 3
RHB 493 - Low Vision Credit(s): 3
RHB 495 - Internship I Credit(s): 3
SPH 172 - Beginning American Sign Language Credit(s): 3
SPH 272 - Intermediate American Sign Language Credit(s): 3

Additional hours to make a total of at least 120 semester hours of acceptable credit.