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B.A. Degree in Career and Technical Studies (BACTS)

Admission to the Program

The Bachelor of Arts in Career and Technical Studies (BCTS) is designed to provide candidates with significant occupational and teaching experience the opportunity to have that experience count as partial credit toward a baccalaureate degree. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent and five years of work experience and/or education directly related to each subject the candidate teaches.

In order to qualify for a Career and Technical Evaluation of Competency (CTEC) applicant must have at least three years of full-time work experience, at least 1500 clock hours of teaching experience.

Applicants must be admitted to the university and should take ECTS 3350, Introduction to Career and Technical Studies, within the first academic year.

Program and Graduation Requirements are available in the Course Bulletin.

For further information contact Dr. Andrew Hughes.
BA CTS Program Coordinator via e-mail at: