UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2001–2002
Brigham Young University
Back Counseling Psychology and Special Education

   

Ronald D. Bingham, Chair
328 MCKB, (801) 378-3857

David O. McKay School of Education Advisement Center
120 MCKB, (801) 378-3426

Admission to Degree Program

Students must apply to the Counseling Psychology and Special Education Department for admission to the licensing programs and/or the minors. Applications may be obtained from the department office in 328 MCKB.

Undergraduate Programs and Degrees

Minors Special Education—Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Special Education—Severe Disabilities

Students should see their college advisement center for help or information concerning the undergraduate programs.

Graduate Programs and Degrees

MS School Counseling Psychology
MS Special Education
PhD Counseling Psychology

For more information see the BYU 2001–2002 Graduate Catalog.



General Information—Licensing Programs

Teacher Education Major Dual Licensing

Teacher education majors in elementary and secondary education may complete special education licensing requirements and be dually licensed in their major and special education.

Non-Education Major Special Education Licensing

Non-teacher education majors may take courses to license in special education while earning their bachelor's degree. However, they must complete the degree before applying for licensure.



Minor Special Education—Mild/Moderate Disabilities (31 hours)

  1. Teacher education majors must apply for the special education—mild/moderate disabilities minor. See the secretary in 328 MCKB for application information for the minor.

  2. Complete the following prerequisite course:
    CPSE 400

  3. Complete the following courses core courses:
    CPSE 503, 510, 532, 534.

  4. Complete the following specialty courses:
    CPSE 526, 533R, 536, 537R.
    And complete 8 hours of the following:
        CPSE 496R, 586R, 599R.


Minor Special Education—Severe Disabilities (31 hours)

  1. Teacher education majors must apply for the special education—severe disabilities minor. See the secretary in 328 MCKB for application information for the minor.

  2. Complete the following prerequisite course:
    CPSE 400.

  3. Complete the following core courses:
    CPSE 503, 510, 532, 534.

  4. Complete the following speciality courses:
    CPSE 519, 520, 521, 585R.
    And complete 8 hours of the following:
        CPSE 496R, 587R, 599R.


Counseling Psychology and Special Education (CPSE)

Class Schedule

Undergraduate Courses

400. Exceptional Students: Principles of Collaboration. (2:1:Arr.) F, W, Sp, Su

Basic principles and legislative issues in effectively communicating and collaborating with professionals, parents, and other service providers in meeting needs of individuals with disabilities in inclusive, educational environments. Lab.

401R. Practicum in Educational Partnerships. (1:0:1 ea.) F, W, Sp, Su Prerequisite: admission to elementary, secondary, or special education program.

Practicum in collaborating with parents, professionals, and others in meeting needs of individuals with disabilities in inclusive or special education environments.

403. Special Education: Introduction to Theory and Practice. (4:4:0) F, Sp Prerequisite: CPSE 400, and concurrent enrollment in 404R.

404R. Field Experience in Special Education. (2:Arr.:Arr. ea.) F, Sp Prerequisite: CPSE 400, and concurrent enrollment in 403; prior application. Fee.

405. Special Education Advanced Theory and Practice. (4:4:0) W, Su Prerequisite: CPSE 403, 404R, and concurrent enrollment in 406R.

406R. Prepracticum Experience—Mild/Moderate Disabilities. (2:Arr.:Arr. ea.) W, Su Prerequisite: CPSE 400, 403R, 404R, and concurrent enrollment in CPSE 405; advisor's consent; prior application. Fee.

493R. Readings. (1–2:Arr.:Arr. ea.) F, W, Sp, Su

496R. Academic Internship: Special Education. (1–12:Arr.:Arr. ea.) Prerequisite: departmental approval of application; placement one semester in advance of registration.

Practicing individual and group skills, testing and other techniques and responsibilities consistent with advanced training. Fee.

500-Level Graduate Courses (available to advanced undergraduates)

503. Education of Individuals with Disabilities. (3:3:0) F Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in student teaching or internship.

Developing, implementing, and evaluating programs for individuals with disabilities.

505. Educational and Multicultural Issues in Special Education. (3:Arr.:Arr.)

Special education issues: multicultural, historical, and legal foundations.

510. Applied Behavior Analysis. (3:3:2) Sp

Strategies and tactics for educating individuals with emotional and behavior problems. Prevention, early intervention, and treatment strategies.

511. Curriculum for Individuals with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities. (3:3:2) F, W, Su Prerequisite: CPSE 510 and instructor's consent.

Instructional strategies for children with emotional and/or behavioral disabilities.

514R, 515R. Special Topics in Educational Psychology. (1–3:3:1 ea.) F, W, Sp, Su Independent Study also. Prerequisite: instructor's consent.

Note: No graduate credit is given for CPSE 514. CPSE 515R credit may count toward a graduate degree if prior approval is obtained.
—Assessing Learning and Behavior
—Changing Role of the Counselor
—Classroom Behavior Management
—Current Topics in Counseling
—Current Topics in Educational Psychology
—Current Topics in Special Education
—Curriculum for Exceptional Children
—Effective Teaching
—Emotionally Handicapped
—Evaluating Student Learning
—Exceptional Children in the Regular Classroom
—Gifted and Talented
—Intellectually Handicapped
—Learning Disabled
—Microcomputers in Schools
—Motivation
—Program Evaluation
—Self-Concept
—Teaching Exceptional Children
—Understanding Exceptional Children

518. Introduction to Gifted/Talented Education. (2:2:1) F, W, Su Independent Study also.

Various approaches to educating the gifted and talented.

519. Assessment: Severe Disabilities. (1–3:Arr.:0) Su

Foundation course in assessing, diagnosing, and evaluating individuals with severe/profound disabilities.

520. Managing Teaching and Learning Environments for Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities. (3:3:0) F, W, Su Prerequisite: admission to special education program.

Foundation course in managing learning and teaching environments for individuals with severe/profound disabilities.

521. Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities. (1–3:Arr.:0) Su

Developing basic skills in instructional content and practice for individuals with severe/profound disabilities.

525. Education of Students with Learning Disabilities. (3:3:3) F, W, Sp Prerequisite: instructor's consent.

526. Curriculum and Instruction: Mild/Moderate Disabilities. (1–3:Arr.:Arr.) Su

Strategies for designing and implementing educational programs, curricula, and teaching methods for students with mild/moderate disabilities.

532. Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation. (1–3:2:1) F, Sp Prerequisite: admission to special education program.

Assessing, diagnosing, and evaluating individuals with disabilities.

533R. Practicum in Assessment: Mild/Moderate Disabilities. (1–3:0:Arr. ea.) Su

Assessing, diagnosing, and evaluating individuals with disabilities.

534. Principles of Effective Instruction. (1–3:Arr.:Arr.) Sp

Principles of effective instruction, based on educational and psychological research; application to teaching students with disabilities.

535. Managing Teaching and Learning Environments: Severe/Profound Populations. (1–3:2:1) W Prerequisite: CPSE 536, 537R.

Advanced procedures and concepts in managing learning and teaching environments for individuals with severe/profound disabilities.

535R. Practicum in Curricula/Instruction. (1–3:0:Arr. ea.) Su Prerequisite: admission to special education program.

Instructional content and practices with individuals with disabilities in a variety of educational settings.

536. Managing Behavior and Learning Environments. (1–3:2:1) Prerequisite: admission to special education program.

Principles, procedures, and strategies for classroom behavior management, social skills development, and learning environment enhancement.

537R. Practicum in Managing Behavior and Learning Environments. (1–3:0:Arr. ea.) Su Prerequisite: admission to special education program.

Behavior and classroom management.

545. Gifted: Creativity and Thinking Strategies. (2:2:0) W, Su

Nature of creativity and approaches to nurturing it.

546. Helping Relationships: Basic Concepts and Skills. (1–3:Arr.:Arr.) F, W

Basic interviewing and helping skills. For students interested in professional, paraprofessional, peer, or lay counseling.

560. Leadership in Student Services. (3:3:0) On dem.

Applying leadership and administrative theory and methods to student services in school and related educational settings. Helping skills for counselors, school psychologists, principals, teachers, and others interested in the learning and emotional climate of the school.

580R. Directed Observation in the Schools. (1–3:0:8 ea.) F, W, Sp, Su Prerequisite: instructor's consent.

582R. Practicum: Individuals with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities. (1–8:0:8 ea.) F, W, Su Prerequisite: instructor's consent, CPSE 511, and prior application. Fee.

583R. Prepracticum Experience: Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities. (1–8:0:Arr. ea.) F, Sp Prerequisite: admission special education program.

Assessing, diagnosing, and evaluating individuals with severe/profound disabilities. Fee.

584R. Practicum: Individuals with Learning Disabilities. (2–8:0:8 ea.) F, W, Sp Prerequisite: CPSE 526; departmental approval of application and placement one semester in advance of registration. Fee.

585R. Practicum: Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities. (1–8:0:Arr. ea.) W Prerequisite: admission to special education program; concurrent enrollment in CPSE 521.

Instructional content and practice for individuals with severe/profound disabilities.

586R. Student Teaching: Mild and Moderate Disabilities. (1–8:0:8 ea.) F, W, Su Prerequisite: completion of all certification courses or concurrent enrollment in remaining courses.

Student teaching individuals with mild/moderate disabilities, including assessment, IEP development, curriculum design and/or adaptation, behavior management, teaching, and evaluation. Fee.

587R. Student Teaching: Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities. (1–8:0:8 ea.) F, W, Sp, Su Prerequisite: completion of all certification courses or concurrent enrollment in remaining courses.

Student teaching; practicum with individuals who have severe/profound disabilities. Fee.

599R. Academic Internship: Special Education. (1–9:0:0 ea.) F, W, Sp, Su Prerequisite: completion of all certification courses or concurrent enrollment in remaining courses.

Teaching, supervising, and managing behavior, including assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, individual and group instruction, IEP development, and other teaching functions.

Graduate Courses

For 600- and 700-level courses, see the BYU 2001–2002 Graduate Catalog.



Counseling Psychology and Special Education Faculty

Professors

Bingham, Ronald D. (1971) BS, Utah State U., 1961; MEd, PhD, Pennsylvania State U., 1965, 1970.

Egan, M. Winston (1993) BA, Brigham Young U., 1967; MAT, Oakland U., 1972; PhD, U. of Florida, 1974.

Ingram, Cregg F. (1975) BS, MS, U. of Utah, 1968, 1970; EdD, U. of Kentucky, 1974.

Richards, P. Scott (1990) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1981, 1983; PhD, U. of Minnesota, 1988.

Young, K. Richard (1998) BS, MS, PhD, U. of Utah, 1969, 1971, 1973.

Associate Professors

Fischer, Lane (1993) BS, MA, Brigham Young U., 1979, 1982; PhD, U. of Minnesota, 1991.

Young, James R. (1971) BA, MEd, Brigham Young U., 1965, 1966; PhD, George Peabody Coll. of Vanderbilt U., 1970.

Assistant Professors

Allen, Melissa A. (1999) BS, Brigham Young U., 1975; PhD, Texas A&M U., 1996.

Ashbaker, Betty Y. (1998) BS, MS, Utah State U., 1972, 1974; PhD, Brigham Young U., 1981.

Dyches, Tina Taylor (1995) BS, Brigham Young U., 1986; MS, Utah State U., 1990; EdD, Illinois State U., 1995.

Gibb, Gordon S. (1996) BS, Eastern Montana Coll., 1976; MEd, Brigham Young U., 1988; PhD, U. of Utah, 1994.

Jackson, Aaron P. (1998) BS, MA, Brigham Young U., 1985, 1989; PhD, U. of Missouri, Columbia, 1993.

Jerome, Annette C. (1998) BA, MA, California State University, Fresno, 1978, 1983; PhD, Brigham Young U., 1995.

Smith, Timothy B. (1999) BS, Brigham Young U., 1991; MA, MS, PhD, Utah State U., 1993, 1996, 1997.

Wilder, Lynn K. (1999) BS, MA, EdD, Ball State U., 1975, 1978, 1999.

Emeriti

Bauer, Edith B. (1945) BA, MA, Brigham Young U., 1930, 1946; PhD, U. of California, Berkeley, 1956.

Crandell, John M. (1970) BA, MA, Arizona State U., 1951, 1957; PhD, U. of Texas, Austin, 1966.

Downing, Lester N. (1954) BS, MS, Utah State U., 1947, 1949; EdD, Colorado State Coll., 1951.

Gale, Darwin F. (1969) BS, MS, Utah State U., 1958, 1960; EdD, Brigham Young U., 1967.

Harris, James M. (1955) BS, MS, Utah State U., 1952, 1953; PhD, Cornell U., 1955.

Harrison, Betty D. (1961) BS, MS, PhD, Brigham Young U., 1959, 1960, 1965.

Thomas, Glen E. (1968) BS, MEd, U. of Idaho, 1954, 1957; EdD, Colorado State Coll., 1968.

Todd, Sally M. (1972) BS, Brigham Young U., 1959; MS, PhD, U. of Arizona, 1970, 1973.

Walton, Wilbur T. (1971) BA, Brigham Young U., 1957; MS, PhD, U. of Utah, 1965, 1969.

Wootton, Richard R. (1961) BS, MS, Brigham Young U., 1956, 1961; EdD, Utah State U., 1969.






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