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.
Requirements (60 units)
Total units required for graduation: 120
Requirements for the B.A. in Career and Technical Studies
(Program Code: CTEC)
|Career and Technical Studies courses
|Introduction to Career and Technical Studies
|Global Educational Perspectives
|Principles and Methods for Teaching Designated Subjects
|Instructional Support for Teaching Designated Subjects
|Principles of Career and Technical Education
|Organization and Structure of Career and Technical Programs
|Field Work in Designated Subjects
|Instructional Technology for Career and Technical Educators
|Curriculum Development for Career and Technical Programs
|Assessing Student Progress
|Directing and Managing Occupational Programs
|Educational Research and Learning Theory
|Topics in Career and technical Education
|Career and Technical Evaluation of Competency (CTEC)
|The equivalent of up to 30 semester units of experience must be verified through written examinations, portfolios, personal interviews, demonstrations, and/or other appropriate means of documentation.