Brigham Young University. Dept. of Instructional Science

The Dept. of Instructional Science was formed from the renamed Dept. of Curriculum and Instructional Science in 1986. The department was placed within the College of Education. Chairmen included: Paul F. Merrill (1986-1988). The department was abolished in 1988.


Established: 1986

Abolished: 1988

Location: Provo, Utah (1986-1988)


The department offers both undergraduate and graduate courses in the instructional science discipline. Courses are geared to teaching skills in educational research, evaluation, measurement, instructional design, and materials production. The department offers a MS and PhD in Instructional Science and a PhD in Instructional Psychology.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department was administered by a chairman who reported to the dean of the college.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Education (1986-1988)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Curriculum and Instructional Science (1986)


Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1986-1987: p. 74-75 (Dept. inception; course description; degree description; Paul F. Merrill, Chairman)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00212

Creator: ARC