College of Education and Rehabilitation

Department of Blindness and Low Vision Programs

Orientation & Mobility Programs
Certificate, Category 3, & Master of Science Degree Courses

Salus University is in the process of updating its curriculum and course description pages to reflect the College of Education and Rehabilitation's recent curriculum revision.  While the site is under construction, please contact cer@salus.edu for the latest updates.

Summer Courses
Course# Course Title Credits Course Delivery Certificate Categ.3 Masters
755/541 O&M Foundations 1 2 Blended Yes Yes Yes
757/543 O&M Techniques 1 2 On Campus Yes Yes Yes
758/544 O&M Techniques 2 2 On Campus Yes Yes Yes
750/547 O&M Basic Braille 0.50 On Campus No Yes Yes
763/640 Fieldwork 0.50 TBD Yes Yes Yes
712/514 Independent Living Skills for O&M & TVI Professionals 1 On Campus No Yes Yes
701/500 Foundations of Vision Rehabilitation & Education 1.5 Distance Education No Yes Yes
762/545 O&M for Individuals with Low Vision I 4 Blended Yes Yes Yes
Fall Courses
Course# Course Title Credits Course Delivery Certificate Categ.3 Masters
700/501 Visual Impairment & Functional Implications 3 Distance Education No Yes Yes
702/502 Assessment 1 Distance Education No Yes Yes
756/542 O&M Foundations 2 4 Blended Yes Yes Yes
709/510 Critical Analysis of Research 2 Distance Education No No Yes
780/548 Beyond the Basics of O&M 1.5 Blended Yes Yes Yes
764/641 O&M Co-Teaching1 0.5 #764)
1 (#641)
TBD Yes Yes Yes
777/546 O&M for individuals with Low Vision 2 4 Blended Yes Yes Yes
Spring Courses
Course# Course Title Credits Course Delivery Certificate Categ.3 Masters
781/549 Beyond the Basics of O&M 2 1 Blended Yes Yes Yes
706/507 Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment 1.5 Blended No Yes Yes
707/508 Teamwork & Collaboration .5 Distance Education No No Yes
708/509 Visual Impairment & Additional Disabilities 2 Blended No No Yes
710/511 Functional Applications of Research 2 Blended No No Yes
711/512 Human Development Across the Lifespan 2 Distance Education No No Yes
765/642 O&M Co-Teaching 2 0.5 (#765)
1 (#642)
TBD Yes Yes Yes
After Completion of Required Courses
Course# Course Title Credits Course Delivery Certificate Categ.3 Masters
766/643 O&M Internship 5 (#766)
5.5 (#643)
TBD Yes Yes Yes
767/645 O&M Comprehensive Examination 1 On campus or
Distance Education
No No Yes

Total credits:

  • Masters: 44.75 (students starting prior to June 2009); 46.50 (students starting on or after June 2009)
  • Category 3 Certificate: 35.25 (students starting prior to June 2009); 37 (students starting on or after June 2009)
  • Certificate: 27 (students starting prior to June 2009); 28.5 (students starting on or after June 2009)

NOTES:

  • Courses listed as “Online and College” refer to courses that combine online and selected face-to-face classes.
    They DO NOT indicate a choice of online or on-campus classes.
  • Students who started their program prior to June 2009 follow the 700 course number series, while students who started Afterwards follow the 500-600 series.
  • Please refer to the Course Sequence Chart for prerequisites and course sequence.

09.09.2010