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Autism Studies, Minor

Requirements

365体育比赛投注The Minor in Autism Studies will be beneficial to anyone needing to work with, or interact with, those who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This would include those in supervisory positions overseeing ASD adults, educators who may have students with an ASD diagnosis in their classrooms, counselors and medical professionals, emergency services personnel, information and insight.

Total Program Credits: 19

Discipline Core Requirements: 19 Credits
Prerequisites:
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing  
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
or Writing proficiency determined by Autism Studies program director
Complete the following:
  AUTS 250G Understanding the Autism Spectrum 3
  AUTS 3810 Autism Across the Lifespan I Infants and Children 3
  AUTS 382G Autism across the Lifespan II Teens and Adults 3
  AUTS 3850 Autism Assessment and Treatment 3
  AUTS 4650 Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis 3
  AUTS 481R Field Placement 3
  AUTS 482R Group Autism Seminar 1

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

365体育比赛投注Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
AUTS 250G Understanding the Autism Spectrum 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
AUTS 3810 Autism across the Lifespan I Infants and Children 3
AUTS 382G Autism across the Lifespan II Teens and Adults 3
AUTS 3850 Autism Assessment and Treatment 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
AUTS 481R*  Field Placement 3
AUTS 482R* Autism Seminar 1
AUTS 4650 Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis 3
  Semester total: 7
  Degree total: 19
NOTES: ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 or writing proficiency determined by Autism Studies program director is a prerequisite to AUTS 250G; *AUTS 481R and 482R are Co-requisites, please see advisor

Department

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Secondary Education

Location:

ME 116

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801-863-8228

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waitebr@fishncamp.com

Web Address:

fishncamp.com/education/secondary/

Chair:365体育比赛投注

Bryan Waite

 
 

Mission Statement

The UVU School of Education prepares educators and clinicians to have a positive impact through meaningful innovation, engaged pedagogy, rigorous preparation, inclusion and diversity, and transformative communities. 

 
 

 

Secondary Education

 Department Chair: Bryan Waite

 
 

Professional Teacher Education Program

The Secondary Education program prepares teacher candidates to teach in grades 7-12. Students in this program will choose from a variety of subject areas where they can become content experts. Students will also have the opportunity to work with children in local school districts

The UVU teacher education initial licensure program is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and approved by the Utah State Board of Education.

Special Education Program

365体育比赛投注he Professional Special Education Teacher Education Program at Utah Valley University is designed to prepare quality, entry-level candidates for teaching students with mild to moderate disabilities in special education programs grades K-12. Students successfully completing the Teacher Education Program graduation and licensure requirements will receive a BS in Special Education and a Level I Utah Professional Teaching License.

365体育比赛投注Through electives, students can choose to specialize in concentration areas such as Autism Studies or Secondary Special Education Mathematics. Additionally, students can choose to earn a dual license in Special Education and Elementary Education grades K-6 or Secondary Education.

The UVU teacher education initial licensure program is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and approved by the Utah State Board of Education.

Autism Studies, Minor

365体育比赛投注This minor can be earned in conjunction with any Bachelor degree major that UVU offers and consists of 19 credit hours. The Minor in Autism Studies provides a broad overview of the autism spectrum disorder. Courses cover the lifespan and the broad spectrum of autism. This minor includes intervention supports and behavior management techniques.

Career Opportunities

The Secondary Education program prepares teacher candidates to teach in grades 7-12. Students in this program will choose from a variety of subject areas where they can become content experts. Students will also have the opportunity to work with children in local school districts

365体育比赛投注The UVU teacher education initial licensure program is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and approved by the Utah State Board of Education.

Special Education Program

Professional Secondary Teacher Education Program

Upon successful completion of the UVU Professional Teacher Education Program in Secondary Education and the Praxis Subject Assessment, students are recommended to the Utah State Board of Education for a Secondary Education professional educator license. This license allows individuals to teach in Utah secondary schools.

 Professional Special Education Teacher Education Program

Upon successful completion of the UVU Professional Teacher Education Program in Special Education and the Praxis Subject Assessment, students are recommended to the Utah State Board of Education for a Special Education mild to moderate K-12 professional educator license. This license allows individuals to teach in Utah elementary and secondary schools. 

Autism Studies, Minor365体育比赛投注

365体育比赛投注Career opportunities include working with, or interacting with, those who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This could include working in supervisory positions, overseeing ASD adults, educators who may have students with an ASD diagnosis in their classrooms, counselors and medical professionals, or emergency services personnel.

License365体育比赛投注

udents seeking secondary school licensure in approved content areas complete a major in that area and required coursework in Secondary Education to qualify for a Utah State Professional Educator License for grades 7-12. Post BS/BA students seeking a secondary teaching license complete education course requirements and content area methods courses to qualify for a Professional Educator License. Post BS/BA must be in a compatible major from a regionally accredited institution. Baccalaureate degrees (BS and BA) are granted through the content area department and not through the School of Education.

Students seeking Special Education licensure complete required coursework in Spanish Education to qualify for a Utah State Professional Education Licensure for grades K-12

Certificates/Degrees

Professional Secondary Teacher Education Program365体育比赛投注

A Baccalaureate Degree (BS and BA) may be earned in the following content area departments: Art Education, ASL and Deaf Studies Education, Biology Education, Business/Marketing Education, Chemistry Education, Physics Education, Dance Education, Earth Science Education, English Education, History-Social Studies Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Physical Education Teacher Education, Theatre Arts Education, School Health Education, Secondary French Education, Spanish Education.

Professional Special Education Teacher Education Program

A Baccalaureate of Science Degree (BS) may be earned in Special Education.

Autism Studies, Minor365体育比赛投注

A minor may be received in Autism Studies.

365体育比赛投注Admission & Retention

Professional Secondary Teacher Education Program

365体育比赛投注Admission to the Secondary Education Program is required for enrollment in professional studies level courses. Admission criteria*:

  1. ACT exam minimums: composite score of 21, English 20, Math 19; or SAT exam minimums: Critical Read/Math 1000, with Math and Reading scores of 450; or pass ENGL 2010 or MATH 1030 (35), MATH 1040 (45), or MATH 1050 (55) respectively with a C or better. If student has a bachelor degree or higher, he/she does not need to meet this testing requirement;
  2. GPA of 3.00 or higher;
  3. Completion of all General Education requirements and 70% of content area courses;
  4. No grade lower than a C in content area courses; and
  5. A LiveScan Criminal Background check. Applicants are accepted for fall and spring into the Secondary Teacher Education Program and for fall for the Special Education Program after meeting entrance requirements.

Professional Special Education Teacher Education Program365体育比赛投注

365体育比赛投注Admission to the Special Education Program is required for enrollment in professional studies level courses. Admission criteria*:

  1. ACT exam minimums: composite score of 21, English 20, Math 19; or SAT exam minimums: Critical Read/Math 1000, with Math and Reading scores of 450; or pass ENGL 2010 or MATH 1050 (55) or MATH 2000 respectively with a C or better;
  2. GPA of 3.00 or higher;
  3. Completion of all General Education and pre program coursework;
  4. A LiveScan Criminal Background check. Applicants are accepted for fall and spring into the Secondary Teacher Education Program and for fall for the Special Education Program after meeting entrance requirements.

365体育比赛投注*Please contact the Secondary / Special Education Advisor for the current admission requirements.

To continue in the program, students are expected to maintain all program standards. They must maintain expected levels of competence in all coursework, field work, and student teaching with all course grades at or above a B- and a program GPA of 3.00 or higher. Additionally, teacher candidates are expected to adhere to standards of personal integrity, responsibility, and citizenship commonly expected of professional educators.

 
 

School of Education

  • Dean: Vessela Ilieva
  • Office: ME 117b
  • Telephone: 801-863-5183
 
 

Faculty

Carrie Ashcraft(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.A., English, Boise State University; M.Ed., Education, Westminster College.

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Cami Burton(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



A.S., General Academics, Utah Valley University, B.S., M.S., Special Education, Brigham Young University - Provo.

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Jennifer Call(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



A.A.S., Family Science, Brigham Young University - Idaho; B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A & M University; M.S., Low Incidence Disabilities & Autism, Sam Houston State University.

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Jane I. Carlson(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.S., Elementary/Special Education, Keene State College; M.A., Psychology, SUNY at Stony Brook; Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, SUNY at Stony Brook.

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Dale S. Cox(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.A., History, Brigham Young University, M.Ed., Educational Administration, Arizona State University, Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Lehigh University.

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Susan Cox(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.A., Spanish, M.S., Ph.D., Instructional Psychology & Technology, Brigham Young University.

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Numsiri Kunakemakorn(2004)

Associate Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.A., English, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Multicultural & International Education, University of San Francisco; M.A., English, Sonoma State University; Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Purdue University.

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George Odongo(2018)

Associate Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.Ed, Education, The University of Nairobi, Kenya, M.Ed., Special Education, Wichita State University, Ed.D., Special Education, Texas Tech University.

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Joshua Premo(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Secondary science education/ Biology
Faculty



B.Sc., Biology, History and Anthropology, SUNY Plattsburgh, M.A., Teaching, Binghamton University, Ph.D. (ABD), Zoology, Washington State University,

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Axel Ramirez(2002)

Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.A., History, M.S., American History, Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Utah.

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Makenzie Selland(2012)

Associate Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., English, Spanish, Social Work, Northern Arizona University; M.Ed., Secondary English Education, George Washington University; Ph.D.(ABD), Instruction & Curriculum, University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Caleb Stanley(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.A., Psychology, University of Mississippi, M.Sc., Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Southern Illinois University, Ph.D. (ABD), Rehabilitation, Southern Illinois University,

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Bryan Waite(2007)

Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Department Chair

Department: Education Graduate Studies
Faculty

B.A., Spanish, University of Texas; M.A., Spanish Education, Ph.D., Social Multicultural and Bilingual Education, University of Colorado.

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Trevor Warburton(2017)

Assistant Professor

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., Mathematics and Spanish, Utah State University; M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Education, Culture, and Society, University of Utah.

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Lynda Williams(2011)

Senior Lecturer

Department: Secondary Education
Faculty



B.S., Liberal Studies, Westmont College; M.S., Curriculum & Instruction, California State University, Fullerton.

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