Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Technology Education Major, BS

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This Bachelor of Science Teaching major satisfies the endorsement for technology education.

Students selecting this major must also select a minor or other education endorsement. ETSC 430 is a prerequisite for student teaching. Students taking this major are required to apply to the Teacher Certification Program and complete the Secondary Education Program requirements offered through the Department of Curriculum, Supervision, and Educational Leadership.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills;
  • demonstrate effective planning, preparation, and delivery of technology education lessons and plans;
  • demonstrate the ability to use a variety of technology including computers, industrial machines, and equipment commonly used in public schools and industry;
  • demonstrate competence in at least five of the seven major areas of the Designed World (STL):
    • Medical
    • Agriculture and Biotechnologies
    • Energy and Power
    • Information and Communication
    • Construction
    • Manufacturing
    • Transportation
  • demonstrate, practice, and use safety and safety principles as used currently in industry and public schools;
  • demonstrate familiarity with the concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historic trends in vocational education/Career & Tech. Ed. (CTE); and
  • students are committed to ongoing personal and professional development via participation in club activities and professional memberships.

Department-Approved Electives Credits: 4

Total Credits: 71

Additional Information

The ETSC department strongly suggests for a student to be more competitive in the job market, the following additional courses should be taken.

Secondary Education Program Credits: 51-55 (or Professional Education Program Credits: 50)

Professional Education Program  
Secondary Education Program  

Total Credits: 122-126

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