Career and Technical Education (B.S.Ed.)

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and the following:
General Professional-Technical and Technology Education Requirements
CTE 351Principles and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education3
CTE 430Leadership and Student Organizations2
CTE 431Supervising CTE Career and Technical Student Organizations1-3
CTE 464Career Guidance and Transitioning to Work3
Options
Select one of the following options:
Total Hours9-11

A. Business and Marketing Education Option

The Business and Marketing Education option is for students interested in teaching business, marketing, and business technology subjects at the high school or post-secondary level. Completers of this option may apply for Idaho secondary teacher certification with endorsements in business technology, marketing technology, and usually economics (based on selected electives).

Requirements include the General Career and Technical Education Requirements, the satisfactory completion of the PRAXIS II Content Area Exam, and the following:

ACCT 201Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
BLAW 265Legal Environment of Business3
BUS 190Integrated Business and Value Creation3
COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
CTE 413Retail Merchandising for Marketing Education3
CTE 415Microcomputer Applications3
or CTE 419 Database Applications and Information Management
CTE 416Website Design and Development3
or CTE 460 Desktop Publishing
CTE 418Teaching Economics and Personal Finance3
CTE 484Internship in Career and Technical Education Teaching10
CTE 492Business and Marketing Education Methods3
CTE 495Administrative Technology Management and Procedures3
ECON 201Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics3
EDCI 201Contexts of Education3
EDCI 301Lrng, Dvlpmnt, & Assessment3
EDCI 401Internship Seminar1
EDCI 410Technology, Teaching and Learning2
EDCI 463Literacy Methods for Content Learning3
EDSP 300Educating for Exceptionalities3
ENGL 313Business Writing3
FCS 448Consumer Economic Issues3
MATH 143Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry 13
or STAT 251 Statistical Methods
MHR 310Leading Organizations and People 13
or MHR 311 Introduction to Management
MKTG 321Marketing3
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
or PSYC 305 Developmental Psychology
Select 6 credits of Accounting, Business, Economics or CTE electives6
Total Hours87

Courses to total 128 credits for this degree 

Note: Students interesting in obtaining a teaching endorsement in Economics need to ensure that 3 credits of the designated elective credits are in economics, finance or accounting, see an advisor for details.

B. Workforce Training and Development Option

This option is designed for those teachers in secondary trade and industrial programs who wish to teach in post-secondary professional-technical programs. Requirements include the General Career and Technical Education Requirements and the following:

CTE 420Assessment in Contextual Learning Environments3
CTE 426Occupational Analysis and Curriculum Development3
CTE 447Diverse Populations and Individual Differences (Max 3 credits)2-3
CTE 472Teaching and Learning in Organizations3
Select one approved course in computer literacy3
Professional-technical electives approved by advisor to total 128
Seminar
Workshop
Special Topics
Directed Study
Seminar
Workshop
Special Topics
Teaching Economics and Personal Finance
Directed Study
Additional requirements for Secondary Teaching Certificate include the following: 1
COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
EDCI 201Contexts of Education3
EDCI 301Lrng, Dvlpmnt, & Assessment3
EDCI 302Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners4
EDCI 401Internship Seminar1
EDCI 463Literacy Methods for Content Learning3
EDSP 300Educating for Exceptionalities3
EDCI 485Secondary Internship10-15
or CTE 484 Internship in Career and Technical Education Teaching
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
or PSYC 305 Developmental Psychology
Total Hours46-52

Courses to total 128 credits for this degree

C. Engineering and Technology Education Option

Requirements include the General Career and Technical Education Requirements, the satisfactory completion of the PRAXIS II Content Area Exam, and the following:

ASM 107Beginning Welding2
ASM 202Agricultural Shop Practices2
COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
CTE 130Introduction to Electricity and Electronics3
CTE 267Computer Aided Drafting/Design3
CTE 310Lab Safety, Mgnt, & Liability3
CTE 353Manufacturing Systems3
CTE 354Construction Technology3
CTE 370Transportation & Engineering Technologies3
CTE 410Technology & Society3
CTE 415Microcomputer Applications3
CTE 416Website Design and Development3
CTE 417Teaching & Learning through STEM Integration3
CTE 426Occupational Analysis and Curriculum Development3
CTE 462Communication Technology3
CTE 481Computer-Integrated and Robotics Manufacturing Technologies3
CTE 484Internship in Career and Technical Education Teaching10
CTE 494Senior Project3
EDCI 201Contexts of Education3
EDCI 301Lrng, Dvlpmnt, & Assessment3
EDCI 302Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners4
EDCI 463Literacy Methods for Content Learning3
EDSP 300Educating for Exceptionalities3
ENGL 317Technical Writing3
MATH 143Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry3
PHYS 111General Physics I3
PHYS 111LGeneral Physics I Lab1
PHYS 112General Physics II3
PHYS 112LGeneral Physics II Lab1
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
or PSYC 305 Developmental Psychology
Total Hours91

Courses to total 129 credits for this degree

D. Family and Consumer Sciences Option

CTE 420Assessment in Contextual Learning Environments3
CTE 426Occupational Analysis and Curriculum Development3
CTE 484Internship in Career and Technical Education Teaching10-14
or AGED 498 Internship
FCS 105Individual and Family Development3
FCS 123Textiles3
FCS 205Concepts in Human Nutrition3
FCS 234Infancy and Early Childhood3
FCS 236Directed Early Childhood Laboratory Experience3
FCS 251Survey of FCS Professions1
FCS 270Scientific Principles of Food Preparation3
FCS 275Experimental Foods2
FCS 340Parent-Child Relationships in Family and Community3
or FCS 445 Issues in Work and Family Life
Select one of the following:3-4
Personal and Family Finance and Management
Housing America's Families
Consumer Economic Issues
Select one of the following:3-4
Methods of Teaching Agriculture
Teaching and Learning in Organizations
Methods & Strategies in FCS Education
Total Hours46-52

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree