College of Education and Rehabilitation

Department of Blindness and Low Vision Programs

Orientation & Mobility Programs

Course sequence and prerequisites

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 Pre-requisite course(s)
755/541 O&M Foundations 1 None
757/543 O&M Techniques 1 None
758/544 O&M Techniques 2 O&M Techniques I
750/547 O&M Basic Braille None
763/640 Fieldwork None
712/514 Independent Living Skills for ision Professionals None
701/500 Foundations of Vision Rehabilitation & Education None
762/545 O&M for Individuals with Low Vision 1 None
Fall Courses
Course# Course Title Pre-requisite course(s)
700/501 Visual Impairment & Functional Implications None
702/502 Assessment None
756/542 O&M Foundations 2 O&M Foundations 1
709/510 Critical Analysis of Research None
780/548 Beyond the Basics of O&M O&M Techniques 1; O&M Techniques 2
764/641 O&M Co-Teaching I O&M Techniques 1; O&M Techniques 2; O&M Foundations 1; O&M for Individuals with Low Vision 1
777/546 O&M for individuals with Low Vision 2 O&M for Individuals with Low Vision 1
Spring Courses
Course# Course Title Pre-requisite course(s)
781/549 Beyond the Basics of O&M 2 O&M Foundations 1& 2; O&M Techniques 1 & 2
706/507 Psychological & Social Dynamics of Visual Impairment None
707/508 Teamwork & Collaboration None
708/509 Visual Impairment & Additional Disabilities None
710/511 Functional Applications of Research Critical Analysis of Research
711/512 Human Development Across the Lifespan None
765/642 O&M Co-Teaching 2 Co-teaching 1
After Completion of Above Courses
Course# Course Title Pre-requisite course(s)
766/643 O&M Internship All Summer, Fall and Spring courses listed in the student’s program of studies.
767/645 O&M Comprehensive Examination Can be taken simultaneously with Internship or immediately afterwards.

Notes:

  • Students starting their program prior to June 2009 use the 700 course number series, while students starting their program on or after June 2009 follow the 500-600 series. 
  • Some exceptions to the above sequence may be considered with approval of the O&M Program Director.