Career and Technical Education (Teaching), Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Note: Enrollment in this program is restricted to in‑service technical teachers and graduates of a technical program at a Community or Technical College.
This program is offered in cooperation with the College of Education and Applied Human Sciences.
The AAS degree program in Career and Technical Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Graduates of this program must have a minimum of 4,000 hours of supervised work experience or four years of occupational experience in the area to be taught.
CIP Code: 13.1319
|University Graduation Requirements|
|Choose from 20-21 hours of the following:|
Elements 1A, and 1B with a grade of "A" or "B"
|Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric|
|Research, Writing, and Rhetoric|
|First Year Writing Seminar|
|College Algebra (or higher)|
Any Element 3A or 3B course
Any Element 5A or 5B course
Five hours of any other General Education coursework
|Student Success Seminar|
|BUS 100||Professional Development One (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)||1|
|TEC 161||Computer Applications in Technology||3|
|Choose from 21 hours from the technical area, or related to the area in which the individual proposes to teach, as approved by the advisor 1,2||21|
|Supporting Course Requirements|
|CTE 261||Foundations of Career and Technical Education||3|
|CTE 361||Course Materials in Career and Technical Education||3|
|CTE 364||Methods in Career and Technical Education||3|
|CTE 463||Practicum in Career and Technical Education 3||12|
|Students must take a professional career and technical education assessment and the Teacher Occupational Competency Test (TOCT) before graduation.|
|Students must register for and take the PRAXIS exam which correlates to their degree program, per College of Education requirements. Refer to Degree Works for exam details. The PRAXIS exam must be taken prior to student teaching.|
A maximum of nine hours (CTE 204 Related Sci Math & Tech: Occ I, CTE 205 Manipulative Skills: Occ I, CTE 206 Related Knowledge: Occ I) may be earned by proficiency examination.
Nine hours credit may be supervised work experience (TEC 349 Applied Learning in Technology).
In‑service teachers should substitute CTE 164 Orientation to Career and Technical Education, CTE 363 Evaluation in Career and Technical Education, CTE 463 Practicum in Career and Technical Education (4), and EDF 319 or SED 104 Special Education Introduction for CTE 463 Practicum in Career and Technical Education (12).