Major in Technology Education (K-12), BS  (130 credits)

General Education Requirementsb> (44-46 credits)

ENG 110 Freshman Composition 3
COMM 115 Fundamentals of Communication 3
or    
COMM 140 Public Speaking 3
PE 144 Fitness/Wellness Ventures 2
HIST 161 American History to 1877 3
or    
HIST 162 American History from 1877 to Present 3
MATH 115 Trigonometry 3
or    
MATH 119 Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry 4
PSY 236 Life-Span Development 3
TE 110 Technological Systems 3
PHYS 111 Introductory Physics I 3
BMS 101 Search in Biomolecular Sciences 3
STAT 104 Elementary Statistics 3

These courses count toward the overall general education requirements.

Note: This major does not require a minor.

Technology Education (K-12) Professional Requirements

TE 399 Teaching Technology & Engineering (K-12) Teaching 3
TE 400 Professional Practices and Responsibilities in Technology and Engineering Education (K-12) 3

Note: Both of 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.

Technology Education (K-12) Technical Requirements

ENGR 150 Introduction to Engineering 3
ET 241 Applied Statics and Strength of Materials 3
TE 115 Electronic Portfolio Assessment 3
TE 155 Integrating Engineering Concepts for K-8 Students 3
TE 215 Materials Processing 3
TE 217 STEM Laboratory Practices 4
TE 218 Electrical Applications for STEM 3
TE 221 Innovation & Invention 4
TE 245 Building Design & Construction 4
TE 299 Technology & Engineering Education Practicum 3
TE 310 Communication Systems 3
TE 330 Transportation Design 4
TE 417 Robot Design & Construction 4
TE 498 Technology & Engineering Education Senior Design Project 3

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

Professional Education Requirements

SPED 315 Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities 3
EDF 415 Educational Foundations 3
EDTE 314 Applied Learning Theories (K-12 Programs) 4
EDSC 414 Preliminary Student Teaching (Technology Education) 6
EDSC 415 Student Teaching (Technology Education) 6
EDSC 425 Principles of Secondary Education 3
RDG 440 Literacy in the Secondary School 3

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, 415 and 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.

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