Applied Academic

Program #37596

The Applied Academic Certificate Program is designed to prepare students with the skills necessary to live and work more independently in the community. Students will receive contextualized instruction to enhance basic skills that will lead to increased employment attainment and more independent students living with their families or in their own apartment.

Core Courses
DSPS 400 Applied Academics: Communication Skills60
DSPS 402 Applied Academics: Math Skills for Everyday Living 60
DSPS 404 Applied Academics: Reading and Writing for Employment60
Total Hours180
First Year
Fall TermHoursWinter TermHoursSpring TermHours
DSPS 40060DSPS 40260DSPS 40460
 60 60 60
Total Hours 180

DSPS 400 60 Hours Applied Academics: Communication Skills

This course is geared for students with developmental, psychiatric or learning disabilities, designed to improve reading, writing and speaking skills. (Apportionment)

DSPS 402 60 Hours Applied Academics: Math Skills for Everyday Living

This course is designed to improve everyday math skills for students with developmental, psychiatric or learning disabilities. (Apportionment)

DSPS 404 60 Hours Applied Academics: Reading and Writing for Employment

This course is designed to improve reading and writing skills as they relate to employment for students with developmental, psychiatric or learning disabilities. (Apportionment)