Admission to the Program
As prerequisites for acceptance into the B.S. in Career and Technical Studies, students must complete the following as a "Pre-Career and Technical Studies major." Upon acceptance into the program, a student's major will be changed from "Pre-CTS" to "Career and Technical Studies" status.
Requirements to enter the B.S. in Career and Technical Studies:
- An earned AA or AS degree in a technical field or consent of the department advisor;
- Completed CSU GE-Breadth Certification from a California Community College, including the American Institutions requirements (U.S. History, U.S. Constitution, and California State and Local Government);
- A minimum of 60 earned semester units;
- A minimum GPA of 2.0;
- A formal application submitted to the program adviser. Please see the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology for forms.
Requirements (60 units)
Total units required for graduation: 120
Requirements for the B.S. in Career and Technical Studies
(Program Code: CTEC)
|Career and Technical Studies (27)
|Students must complete 15 required units and 12 elective units from this area as specified in a program plan developed with a program adviser.
|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
|Topics in Career and technical Education
|Twelve units chosen from:
|Personnel Management in Career and Technical Programs
|Field Work in Coordination and Supervision 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
|Instructional Technology (15)
|Students must complete 15 required units as specified in a program plan developed with a program advisor.
|Foundations in Instructional Design & Technology
|Foundations of e-Learning
|E-Learning Design and Development
|Seminar in Instructional Design & Technology
|Instructional Design I
|Technology Integration in The Classroom
|Students will complete 15 required units and 3 elective units from this area as specified in a program plan developed with a program advisor.
|Entrepreneurship and Innovation
|Small Business Management
|Ideation and Creative Problem Solving
|Developing the New Venture
|Resources for the Entrepreneur
|Three units chosen from:
|Managing a Growing Business
|Human Resources Management
|Professional Selling and Sales Management
Note: In order to qualify for the Designated Subjects Career and Technical Education Teaching Credential, students should have at least three years of verifiable work experience directly related to each industry sector named on the credential. One year must equal a minimum of 1000 clock hours for ROP or 1500 hours for adult education. Students pursuing the credential must also earn a "B" or better in all professional education courses attempted (those with the ECTS prefix).