Requirements for the B.A. in Career & Technical Studies
- Students must complete a minimum of 180 quarter units of college credit:
- At least 45 of these units must be completed as a regularly enrolled student at this university;
- Note: Up to 105 quarter units of lower-division course work may be accepted as transfer credit from an accredited community college or other accredited postsecondary educational institutions.
- At least 60 of these units must be in upper-division course work;
- Eighty-two of these units must be in the area of general education as specified in the general education requirements, Page 68;
- Thirty-four to 45 of these units must result from Career and Technical Evaluation of Competency (CTEC) of the applicant's occupational and teaching experience;
- Forty of these units must be in the Career and Technical Studies courses;
- Twenty-four of these units will consist of electives;
- Students must earn a grade point average of 2.0 ("C") or better in all work attempted and 3.0 ("B") or better in all professional education courses attempted;
- Students must complete the upper-division writing requirement (EDUC 306);
- Students must complete the history, constitution and government requirements (see Page 71);
- Students must be recommended for graduation by the faculty of the university.
Career and Technical Studies courses (40 units)
- ECTS 335. Introduction to Career and Technical Studies (4)
- ECTS 435. Trends and Issues in Career and Technical Programs (4)
- ECTS 501. Principles and Methods for Teaching Designated Subjects (4)
- ECTS 502. Instructional Support for Teaching Designated Subjects (4)
- ECTS 503. Contemporary Issues in Teaching Designated Subjects (4)
- ECTS 504. Principles of Career and Technical Education (4)
- ECTS 518. Field Work in Designated Subjects (4)
- ECTS 519. Computer Applications for Career and Technical Educators (4)
- ECTS 520. Curriculum Development for Career and Technical Programs (4)
- ECTS 521. Assessing Student Progress (4)
Career and Technical Evaluation of Competency (CTEC) (34-45 units)
- The equivalent of 34-45 quarter units of experience must be verified through written examinations, portfolios, personal interviews, demonstrations, and/or other appropriate means of documentation.
For more information please visit our website. Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education.
For official information please refer to the university catalog.