Technology Education, B.S. (Certifiable for PK-12 teaching)

Requirements

PLEASE PUT THE FOLLOWING UNDER Major Courses 'Requirement Narrative'

Note:These courses may not be available each semester and are seldom available during the summer sessions; refer to the course description section of this catalog for information.

 

Major Courses (50 credits)

ENGR 150Introduction to Engineering

3

ET 241Applied Statics and Strength of Materials

3

TE 115Laboratory Safety and Management

3

TE 155Integrating Engineering Concepts for K-8 Students

3

TE 215Materials Processing

3

TE 217Laboratory Practices

4

TE 218Electrical Applications for STEM

3

TE 221Innovation & Invention

4

TE 245Building Design & Construction

4

TE 299Technology & Engineering Education Practicum

3

TE 310Communication Systems

3

TE 330Transportation Design

4

TE 399Teaching Technology & Engineering (K-12) Teaching

3

TE 417Robot Design & Construction

4

TE 498Technology & Engineering Education Senior Design Project

3

Students may take additional technical courses approved by their Technology Education advisor to fulfill their General Education requirements.

Related Requirements (12 or 13 credits)

These courses count toward the overall general education requirements.
Note: This major does not require a minor.

TE 110Technological Systems

3

PHYS 111Introductory Physics I

3

STAT 104Elementary Statistics

3

MATH 115Trigonometry

3

or

MATH 119Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry

4

Additional Requirements (9 credits)

These courses count toward the overall general education requirements.

Note: This major does not require a minor.

HIST 161American History to 1877

3

or

HIST 162American History from 1877 to Present

3

PSY 236Life-Span Development

3

+ EDF 215 Education in a Multicultural...

Professional Education Requirements (26 credits)

Students must make formal application for admission to the Professional Program of Technology and Engineering Education after completion of 45 credits in course work. At least 15 of these credits must be in TE courses (different criteria apply to transfer students; contact the Office of the Dean of Education and Professional Studies for details). Applications are available from the Dean of Education and Professional Studies, Barnard Hall, and must be filed by September 10 or February 10. 

Acceptance is prerequisite to taking TE 400, TE 419, EDSC 425, EDSC 431, EDSC 432, RDG 440, and SPED 315. Students must maintain a minimum 3.00 grade point average in all TE courses. See the entry in this catalog for School of Education and Professional Studies, Admission to Professional Program for additional information.

EDTE 314Applying Learning Theories in Diverse Settings (K-12 Programs)

3

SPED 315Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities

3

TE 400Professional Practices and Responsibilities in Technology and Engineering Education (K-12)

3

EDSC 425Multicultural, Interdisciplinary Teaching at the Secondary Level

3

RDG 440Literacy in the Secondary School

3

+ TE 419 Student-Teaching Seminar

+ EDSC 431 Student Teaching I

+ EDSC 432 Student Teaching II

Total Credit Hours: 120

Admission to the Professional Program

Students must make formal application for admission to the Professional Program of Technology Education after completion of 45 credits in course work. At least 15 of these credits must be in TE courses. Applications are available from the Dean of Education and Professional Studies, Barnard Hall, and must be filed prior to September 21 or February 21. Acceptance is prerequisite to taking TE 400, EDSC 414, EDSC 415 and EDSC 425, EDF 415, RDG 440, and SPED 315. Students must maintain a minimum 2.50 grade point average in all technology courses. See School of Education and Professional Studies, Admission to Professional Program for additional information.