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Rehabilitation Services Major

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The undergraduate program in Rehabilitation Services is designed to equip and empower undergraduate students to provide rehabilitation services to a wide variety of consumers with disabilities such as deafness/hardness of hearing, drug/alcohol addiction, medical and psychiatric illnesses, blindness/visual impairments, and especially those with most severe disabilities. It is developed

  1. to meet the State of Maryland and the national need for entry level personnel;
  2. to maximally enhance the application of the skills and competencies of underrepresented minorities in the field of rehabilitation and;
  3. to prepare students to work competently and professionally in various rehabilitation settings such as independent living rehabilitation, non-profit and private sectors.
  4. These manpower training needs have become more pressing with the enactment of legislative amendments on independent living rehabilitation and the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

A student desiring to major in Rehabilitation Services should first confer with one of the faculty advisors of the program. Upon successfully meeting GER requirements a student must receive a total of 120 credits to graduate with a major in Rehabilitation Services. A minimum of 49 hours of major coursework is required for completing the program.

The program is fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education, Inc. (CORE).

Field work experience is an important component of the program and is mandatory for all students. The internship component consists of two (2) courses for a total of six (6) credits, REHB 401 & REHB 402. To successfully earn three (3) credits in each of the two internship courses, a minimum of 150 clock hours of supervised clinical experiences in a rehabilitation agency/facility is required.

Required Core Courses for Undergraduate Rehabilitation Services Majors

REHB 201 Introduction to Rehabilitation Services 
REHB 301 Health and Medical Information
REHB 302 Theories of Counseling
REHB 303 Case Recording and Case Management
REHB 305 Vocational Development and Employment
PSYC 207 Basic Statistics in Behavioral Sciences*
PSYC 306 Personality*** 3
PSYC 341 Psychological Assessments & Evaluation**
PSYC 351 Counseling Techniques**
REHB 401 Field Work in Rehabilitation Services I ****
REHB 402 Field Work in Rehabilitation Services II***** 
PSYC 411 Abnormal Psychology**  3
PSYC 233 Phys. /Psychological Aspects of Substance Abuse 
PSYC 347 Alcoholism in the Inner City**
REHB 405 Multicultural Approaches to Rehab
REHB 406 Seminar in Rehabilitation

Total 49 Credits

Rehabilitation Services Major

Level I (First Year)
Fall Semester
*ENGL 101 English Composition  3
*MATH 125
Seminar in Rehabilitation  3
General Elective  3
General Elective  3
 Semester Total 15

 *  General Education Requirement
 **  University Graduation Requirement
 ■  Major Course
  »  or any 2 part 200 level History
 or any ENGL 200 level or above
 BIOL 101 or 107 or CHEM 101 or PHSC 101 or PHSC 103
×  PHIL 103 or PHIL 102
 or IDIS 103 or any Foreign Language or ART 105 or MUSC 201 or DANC 226 or THEA 211

 or any 3 credit Health course, or SPCH 202 or SPCH 204 or GEOG 102
 ♦  General Elective - any University course
 ▲  Program Elective - any non-required course within the discipline
 ▬  Support Course
§  Management Science Elective

NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options. 

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