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of students' speech and language diagnostic or treatment sessions I his s\ s
tern facilitates students' self-analysis of their sessions and supervisor feed-
back to students. The resulting digital tiles, can also be used in classroom
instruction or as components of student portfolios.

The Television Station broadcasts over a cable system thai has .1 poten-
tial audience of 100.000 people WIUP-TV has approximately 100 stu-
dents involved in management and production The facility is student run
with a faculty advisor and features state-of-the-art hardware and software

Center for Career and Technical
Personnel Preparation

Vocational-Technical Professional Studies

Website: careerteched

Donald C. Gamble, Director; Karen S. Rivosecchi, Chairperson; Boyd,
Catlos. Debow. Dolecki. Livingston. Whinnic

Ilk- Vocational-Technical Professional Studies program oilers undergradu-
ate curricula that prepare in-service teachers for vocational-technical edu-
cation. Programs may lead to either a Bachcloi ol Science in Education
degree with certification or to professional certification only. Program
graduates have a broad range ol employment opportunities as teachers
trainers in secondary schools, vocational-technical schools, postsecondary
schools, and business and industry.

Certification to teach vocational-technical education in the common-
wealth's secondary schools is issued to indiv iduals who meet statutory re-
quirements, demonstrate occupational technical proficiency on a nation-
ally standardized occupational competency examination, and complete 60
credits of the Pennsylvania Department of Education's approved
university program. In the IUP program, a plan of studies will be tailored
to each student's unique background (i.e.. electrical, electronics, data
processing, drafting, welding, dental, etc.) and professional needs.

Certification to serve as a cooperative education teacher-coordinator in
the commonwealth's secondary schools can be earned by completing a pro-
gram of studies tailored to each student's indiv idual background and pro-
fessional needs. The program prepares indiv iduals for managing industrial
cooperative training and school-to-work transitional experiences. For
persons holding a valid Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate, the program
of studies will be indiv idualized based upon educational credits earned.

Each program offered by the Center for Career and Technical Personnel
Preparation requires completion of the following credits:

Bachelor of Science in Education 1 20cr

Cooperative Education Teacher Coordinator Certificate 15cr
Vocational Technical Education Certificate 60-62cr

Bachelor of Science in Education-Vocational-Technical

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section with the 51

follow ing specifications:

Mathematics: 3cr, MATH 101 or higher-level MAUI course

Social Science: PSYC 101

Liberal Studies Electives: (>cr. no courses with VOID prefix

College: 6

Professional Educational Sequence:

( 1 i\1M 103 Digital Instructional technology or

FDED 102 American I ducation in Theory and Practice Jcr
I- DSP 102 Educational Psychology Jci


Required Courses:

VOI D 100 Preparation of the Vocational Professional I I5cr

VOED400 Preparation of the Vocational Professional II I5cr



Other Requirements:

I NGL 310 Public Speaking »ci

VOI D450 Icclmical Preparation of the Vocational

Professional 24cr

Free Electives: 6

Total Degree Requirements: 120

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Certificate- Vocational-Technical Education (1)

I studies. \^ follows
1 nglish: I Mil 101

I Inc \its: one course from hsi

Humanities: one course from lisl

Mathematics: \l\lll lot oi highei level \l\lll course

Natural Science: one course, lab oi non lab

Social Science: PSY< mi

I Iberal Studies I lectlves: one course, no course with \ < 'I I' prefix

College: 6

Professional Educational Sequence:

I DSP 102 I Psycholo lei

I ni |) 102 American I ducation in rheory and Practice «r lei
i ti\i\i 103 Digital Instructional lechnolo


Required < ourses:

I Nid MO Public Speaking lei

\oi I) 100 Preparation of the Vocational Professional I I5cr

\ti| I) 4ii(i Preparation of the Vocational Professional II I5cr

rotal Certification Requirements: 60-62

i 1 1 New certification requirements thai include additional credits will take
effect Januarj I. 2013 Applications i> >i Vocational Instructional 1
certificates after thai time will he held to the new Pennsylvania
Department oi 1 ducation requirements.

Certificate as Secondary School Cooperative Education


Existing Pennsylvania teaching certificate (Vocational Instructional I or II

certificate or Instructional I or II certificate)

Required Courses:

\ ( i| I14H2 lopies m Vocational Pedagogical

Preparation 6-15cr

Total Certification Requirements: 15 (I I

( I ) Students ma> be exempt from some credit requirements based upon
proof of previous coursework and demonstration of specific

Department of Adult and Community Education

Website: ace

(■ar\ .1. Dean. Chairperson; Ruchey: and professor emeritus Ferro

The department is a graduate department offering two tracks leading to the
Master of Arts degree Adult and ( 'ommunity Education and Adult Educa-
tion and Communications Technoli

I he Master of Arts degree in Adult and Community Education helps stu-
dents develop skills related to teaching and planning educational programs
for adults in a wide variety of settings, including business and industry, the
community, social service organizations, health agencies and hospitals,
colleges and universities, the government, and religious institutions I'he
Master of Arts degree m Adult Education and ( 'ommunications leehnology.

administered jointly with the Department of Communications Media.
prepares students to become adult educators w ith an emphasis on the use of
technology, including computers, production design, radio and tele\ ision,
and distance education leehnology Completion of appropriate require-
ments allows students in the AECT track to apply for I'DI certification as
an Instructional Technology Specialist Refer to the Graduate St haul
Catalog for further details

Department of Communications Media

Website: » » » '»/' tdu • ommmedia

K hi i i'. Diidi. < bairperaon Komfcld l ami

Laubei Leidman-Golub, Lenze, Partridge Piwinsky Start Sti

Wilson and pioiessois emeriti Maclsaat Mum

I he department offers a Bachcloi ol Science degree with a majoi in

( ommunications Media and two minors, one in i ommunicatic

mm.\ one ill I < leihnologv I he minor in ( ominuiiK.itmiis Media

is an 18-credil program designed to complement an) majoi I he minoi in
I ducational fechnology is a 24-credil program designed lor students who

I he department also serves preservicc
teachers and other students who are required to complete ( I AIM 103

The philosophy of the Communications Media Department is to prepare
generalists in the area ol communications Students may select imm a

numbei of elective courses, depending on their career interests.

I he department faculty oilers a wide variety ol experience in all areas ol
communications media With the combination ol classroom work and the
required internship program, departmental graduates are competitive foi

positions in various areas Students graduating with a degree m Communica-
tions Media have obtained positions in such areas as radio, television, cable
iele\ ision, public relations, advertising media, media relations, and
corporate media relations

Students changing majors Irom other academic departments within the
university are required to he in good academic standing before the transfer
will he approved

Bachelor of Science-Communications Media

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section 51

with the following specifications:

Mathematics: 3cr

Social Science: PSYC 101

Liberal Studies Electives: 6cr. BTED COSC II MG 101 (to

be taken in the freshman year), no courses with COMM prefix


Required Courses:

COMM 101 Communications Media in American Society
Aesthetics and Theory of c ommunications


Career Planning in Communications Media

Senior Portfolio Presentation

Internship (summer only)
Minimum of one course from the following:
COMM 302 Research in Communications Media


Instructional Design for Training and


Broadcast New sw nting
Minimum of two production courses from the following:
( OMM 240 Communications Graphics

Basic Audio Recording Techniques

Television Production

Beginning Photography

Advanced Communication Graphics

Radio Production

Advanced Video Production

Photography II: the Print

Process of Digital Game Development

Media field Studies

Multimedia Production


Adv aneed Audio Recording Techniques

Broadeast New s Process

Electronic Imaging

Documentary Photography



COMM 150

( ii\l\l 395
( ()\IM 475
COMM 493

( ( iMM 303
( (AIM $30

( (AIM 403

( (AIM 24^
( (AIM 251
( (AIM 271
( (AIM 340
( ()\IM 349
( (AIM 351
( OMM 371
COMM 405

COMM 440

( (AIM 44"
( OMM 44"
( OMM 451
( (AIM 471
( OMM 4"4


6, 9. or I2cr






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Controlled Electives:

Oilier COMM elective courses including courses from
the above lists not taken as part of those requirements.

Other Requirements:

Courses outside Communications Media that augment the

Student's major course of study (advisor appro\ al I

Free Electives:

(#) Total Degree Requirements:




(#) A maximum of I2er of COMM 4'" can he applied to requirements
for graduation.

Minor-Communications Media 18

Required Courses:

COMM 101 Communications Media in American Society 3cr
COMM XXX Electives in Communication Media I5cr

Minor-Educational Technology 24

Required Courses:

BTED/COSC/IFMG I0l Computer Literacy 3cr

COMM 101 Communications Media in American Society 3cr
COMM 460 Emerging Trends in Communication

Technology 3cr

COMM XXX Electives in Communications Media 15cr

Department of Counseling

Website: counseling

Claire J. Dandeneau, Chairperson; Branthoover. Bruno. Carone,

Desmond. Guth, L'Amoreaux, Marshak, McCarthy, Moore, Murray,

Witchel; and professor emeritus Worzbyt

The Department of Counseling is a graduate department which offers two
master's degree programs. The Master of Arts degree in Community
Counseling is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of settings
including mental health centers, drug and alcohol treatment programs,
specialized community agencies, vocational education or rehabilitation
programs, correctional institutions, health care settings, social sen ices,
business and industry. This program is also offered at the IUP Monroeville
Graduate and Professional Center in Monroeville.

The Master of Education degree in School Counseling Certification is
designed to prepare Elementary and Secondary Counselors to qualify for
institutional and commonwealth certification. The 48-credit competency-
based program includes a series of counseling skills courses to individual and
group counseling and a Held experience under the supervision of a certified
school counselor. Those students already possessing a master's degree may
apply to the counseling program for "Certification Only" status. Refer to
the Graduate School Catalog for further details.

Department of Developmental Studies

Website: www.iup cilu dcvsludies

Carm) Carranza, Chairperson; All. I lamer. Ilrabovsky. Jenkins,
Johnson. Lipsky, Stephenson. Wang. Winstead

The Department of Developmental Studies is committed to helping under-
prepared students prepare, prepared students advance, and advanced stu-
dents excel. With this motto as its mission, the department provides
various academic support services to all II IP students.

I he Department of Developmental Studies offers a package ol freshman

seminar courses designed 10 prepare lirst-ycar Students with the skills and

knowledge important to college success rhese three I -credit courses count

toward graduation and include DVS1 150 Introduction to Higher Education,
DVST 160 Learning Strategies, and DVST 170 Career I xploration.

The department also offers a prc-collcgc experience to all incoming lirst-
ycar students called CUSP: The I arlj I nuance Experience llns program
starts one week prior to fall classes and includes the course DVS1 150 plus
activities, workshops, and seminars designed to orient students to the
higher education experience, to II IP in particular, and to the factors in
Student success

In addition, the department offers courses which develop learning skills to
enhance academic success. Courses in three levels ol developmental
mathematics (DVST 091, 092, 093) and two courses in reading (DVST
070. 075) are offered for institutional credit, credit counts m
determining full-time enrollment status but not in determining credits
applicable for degree eligibility at graduation. DVS I 1 Hi Critical Reading
and flunking, a 2 -credit course that can be used for undergraduate
graduation credit, is often linked with another content course

All students matriculating through the Department of Developmental
Studies as department ad\ isees receive a program of freshman-year courses,
developmental advisement, and academic support services and are trans-
ferred to advisement in their college at the end of a successful freshman

The Center for Learning Enhancement

The department provides noncredit educational support sen ices in the
areas of reading, mathematics, biological and physical sciences, foreign
languages, social sciences, study skills, and related areas. These services arc-
provided by both professional and undergraduate stall.
Students arc encouraged to participate in a broad array of program services
including one-to-one and group tutorials, workshops, and Supplemental
Instruction sessions provided by a trained staff of undergraduate peer
educators. These services focus on historically difficult academic courses
and majors.

Act 101 Program

Students identified as eligible for Act I0l support receive the Department
of Developmental Studies complete freshman program. The Act 10I
Program, created as a result of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Equal
Opportunity Act 101 in 1971 by the legislature of the commonwealth,
focuses on servicing IUP students in order to make the ideal of equal
educational opportunity a reality for all qualified students.

The department offers two Act 101 Programs one on the main campus
and another at the Punxsutawnev Regional Campus.

Ihe office is located in 202 Pratt Hall. Further information about the De-
partment of Developmental Studies and the Act 101 Program can be ob-
tained by calling 724-357-272 1 ) or at the website www.iup edu devstudies.

Associate of Arts-General Studies

rhe Associate of Arts degree with a major in General Studies is designed for
the nontraditional or adult learner who seeks to acquire a broad base ol
knowledge in the liberal arts, fins program consists of the core of Liberal
Studies requirements of the bachelor's degree programs plus 10 credits of
electives. Course requirements are sometimes adjusted lot mdiv iduals No
more that 30 credits max be transferred into this degree program from
other colleges.

Associate of Arts-General Studies

Liberal Studies: As outlined in the I iberal Studies section

with the following specifications:

Fine Arts

Health and Wellness RO l(

Hit inanities

Learning Skills

Natural Science

Social Science

Controlled Liberal Studies Electives

Free Electives:








Total Degree Requirements:



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Bachelor of Science-General Studies

I Ik- Bacheloi ol s* icncc degree with a majoi in < icncral Sludie
foi ihe mature adult student, who undo faculty advisemeni van explo
develop an indn (dualized plan ol stud) which docs "•>! approach .«n
existing II P majoi 1 his indiv idual)> designed plan ol stud) musl be based
on .1 specific theme which incorporates bask and applied courscwork within
.1 theoretical framework culminating in .1 senioi ycai independent research
prqjecl \t the time ol application foi degree candidac) 01 transfei from
anothei major, the student musl submil .1 plan ol stud) which contaii
proposed theme, rationale, and courses needed lo satisf) the Special
Interest Vrea \ Facult) membei will be assigned u> assisi with Ihe plan ol
Mud) prioi to acceptance to degree candidac) (Students othei than Office
ol Distance I earning and 1 ontinuing I ducation students must have
completed 45ct before a request foi transfei will be honored >

rhe student's plan ol study, which is designed to fulfill the Special Interest
Vrea, must be approved

Bachelor of Science-General Studies

I Iberal studies: \s outlined in I iberal Studies section

General Vrea »i Stud) : (1, 2»

1 hoose .11 least (hi from three ol the foui areas listed below.

\i least I2cr must be 100-Ievel or above. Courses should relate

to theme developed in Special Interest Vrea.

iris. 1 1 turs. Liihl ( 'ulture Area Vrt, Communications Media,

I nglish, French, German, Journalism, Music, Philosophy,

Religious Studies, Spanish, Theater
Human Behavior tiiul Development Area Anthropology,

I ducation, Health, Famil) and Consumer Sciences,

Psychology, Sociolog)
Science, Mathematics, and Technology Area Biology,

Chemistry, 1 omputer Science, Geoscience, Mathematics,

Physics, and relevant courses in education
0/ and Political Systems Irea Economics, Education

Employment and Labor Relations. Geograph) and

Regional Planning, History. Political Science

Special Interest Area: 1 ; i

With approval ol advisor, student ma) select, from an)
department listed above, courses which locus on a particular
need or interest At least I2cr must be 100-level or above. The

program must include either one research course which pro\ ides

opportunities foi extensive writing 01 an independent stud) project.
Some courses will not be available to Genera] Studies majors


At least 6ci must he )0O-level or above






fatal Degree Requirements:

1 1 ) Individual!) planned themes may not duplicate an) existing degree
programs which arc otherwise available at IL'P. nor ma) they he used
to circumvent specific requirements within an existing majoi

t2i No more than JOci taken in an) one department will count toward

1 i) In the application of university policies, the Special Interest Area is
considered as the major. Specifically, in order to graduate, students
must be in academic good standing and attain a 2.0 GPA in the Special
Interest Area

Department of Educational and
School Psychology

Website: schoolpsycholoj

Edward M. I cvinson. Chairperson: Barker. Black, Briscoe. Damiani.
Kovaleski, McGowan, Rattan. Rungc. Staszkiewicz; and professors
emeriti lloellem. Quirk, Yanuzzi

The department pro\ ides courses to undergraduate and graduate students

Minor in Educational Psychology

1 ndergraduate students mas minoi in I ducational P

application to the advis f the minor program Fifti I

iion.ii P required for the minoi Students complete

1 lisp in • md -177.

Graduate Programs

Programs leading to the M 1 d degree in I ducational P is well as

a post mastei 's certification and a Doctot "i 1 ducation in school
Psycholog) are described in the Graduate S hool < atai

College of Education and Education Technology Honors Track

I Ins n.ick enables students to panic ipate m advanced stud) in the areas "i
1 mm mal theory, motivation to leant assessment ol stu-

dent learning, classroom management, and the psycholog) "i adolescent

education Ihe Hack iilih/es courscwork current!) in the I ducational

Psyholog) Minor, winch also cur. honoi i courses designation In addition,

Students complete an honors internship. I DSP 493 Students ma>

complete the minoi in I ducational Psychology while in the honors track it

[Tie honors track is encouraged lor exceptional students 111 the field ol

edut ii'on 1 lonors courscwork is recorded on universit) transcripts, and

students completing the 1 ducation Honors I rack will he recognized at
departmental commencement ceremonies

Eligibility and Requirements

Ihe Honors I rack is open b) permission to elementary and secondary edu-
cation majors with a minimum 3.25 GPA in total university courscwork and

a completed application lo apply, an application should he tiled with the
chair of the I ducational and School Psycholog) Department. Students

complete I DSP 102 II and 477 II . two of the following electives: I DSP

173 II . 376 II . or 378 II : and EDSP 493 II lor a total of 13 credits
Students must cam at least a "B" in each course completed for the track to
proceed and maintain a 325 cumulative CiPA. To determine how Honors
1 rack courses will he integrated into existing requirements for their major.
students should consult their advisors.

Department of Professional Studies in

Website: www.iup edu pse

Jennifer V. Rotigel, Chairperson; Bieger, Calvert, Corbett, Creany,
Doverspike, Fello, Fennimore, Hannibal, Helterbran, Jalongo, Johnson.
Kaufman, Kerry-Moran, Laverick, Machado, Marcoline, Millward,
Nicholson. Paquette, Rieg. Sobolak, Tidwell, Mark fwiest, Meghan
Iwiest. I Void: and professors emeriti Dorsey. Elliott. Gerlach. King.
Kupetz, I on. McFeely, Mott, ReiUy, R1//0. I Void, Walthour

Elementary Education Program

This program is designed lo provide learning experiences to assist students
in developing into highlv competent and effective teachers in grades k-6
Students arc able to expand their know ledge through courscwork and Held
experiences which embod) content, knowledge ol liberal studies, pedagogy,
curriculum, human development and learning, and a historical and philo-
sophical hasis lo undergird one's professional behav ion A minimum ( rPA, in
accordance with Pennsylvania standards, is required to applv for teacher
certification, lo lake major courses m ihe department, and lo student

The I rban Track within the Department of Professional Studies and Edu-
cation prepares students lor teaching in urban school districts, especially in
low -income communities with high minority enrollments where the need
lot high-qualit) teachers is great Courscwork and field experiences empha-
size the historical, economic, political, and contexts of urban
schools ami seek 10 develop within future teachers the skills, knowledge-
base, and sensiiiv Mies for working with Students whose backgrounds and life
experiences often differ in significant ways from their own.

Early Childhood Education/PreK-Grade 6 Program

This program is designed to assist students m becoming highly competent
and effective teachers of children in Preschool through (irade 6. The pro-

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gram has an emphasis oil early childhood education and the teaching ol
reading Students in this program will meet the academic requirements foi
certification in both Early Childhood Education and Elemental} Education
with an academic concentration in the reaching of Reading.

This unique cohort program, combining coursework, extensive Held experi-
ences, and community involvement, prepares students to be professional
educators who are well-qualified to utilize appropriate techniques and strat-
egies to expand children's cognitive, language, social, emotional, and physi-
cal development. As all field experiences take place in specific school dis-
tricts and communities in a collaborative professional development school
model, student teaching abroad and the urban elementary education track
arc not options for students in this major lwentj hours of service learning
are a requirement of this program and are incorporated into major courses.
The reading concentration lor this major includes the following courses:
ECED 220. ECED 451. EDUC 408, ELED 422. and ELED 425.

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