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Career and Technical Education B.S.

Work and Human Resource Education
College of Education and Human Development
  • Students will no longer be accepted into this program after Spring 2017. Program requirements below are for current students only.
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2017
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 90
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science
The major in career and technical education (CTE) is a professional development degree program offering professional preparation in the field. Students may select one of several program options. The licensure program option prepares students for Minnesota teaching licensure for grades 9-12 in one of eight career and technical education fields: * communication technology careers * construction careers * creative design careers * early childhood careers * hospitality service careers * manufacturing careers * medical careers * transportation careers The general career and technical education option prepares students to teach in technical and community college CTE programs. For more information on program and licensure requirements, contact the program adviser at 612-625-7250.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 30 credits before admission to the program.
Currently, Career and Technical Education major is not accepting applications. Students must have completed at least 30 semester credits or sufficient verified and approved technical work experience to be awarded 30 credits toward the degree. Applicants to the postsecondary general career and technical education option must have a minimum 2.00 GPA.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students in baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major, minor or certificate in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major, minor or certificate (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
Currently, Career and Technical Education major is not accepting applications. A minimum 2.00 overall GPA with no grade lower than C- is required for major courses with the following designators: BIE, EDHD, HRD, and WHRE. A minimum grade of C- is also required for general psychology. A minimum 2.50 overall GPA is required for recommendation for Minnesota teaching licensure. Electives to complete the 120 credits must be selected in consultation with an adviser.
Foundation Courses
MGMT 3033W - Business Communication [WI] (3.0 cr)
or WRIT 3562W - Technical and Professional Writing [WI] (4.0 cr)
CI 5452 - Reading in the Content Areas for Initial Licensure Candidates (1.0-2.0 cr)
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking [CIV] (3.0 cr)
PSTL 1281 {Inactive} [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
or PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
MATH 1001 - Excursions in Mathematics [MATH] (3.0 cr)
or MATH 1031 - College Algebra and Probability [MATH] (3.0 cr)
Pedagogical Studies
OLPD 1496 {Inactive} (4.0 cr)
EPSY 5001 - Learning, Cognition, and Assessment (3.0 cr)
OLPD 1801 - Introduction to Career and Technical Education Teaching (2.0 cr)
OLPD 3808 - Foundations of Student and Trainee Assessment (2.0 cr)
or OLPD 5808 {Inactive} (2.0 cr)
OLPD 3829 - Foundations of Course Development for Business and Industry (2.0 cr)
or OLPD 5829 - Course Development for Business and Industry (2.0 cr)
OLPD 3861 - Foundations of Instructional Methods for Business and Industry (2.0 cr)
or OLPD 5861 - Instructional Methods for Business and Industry (2.0 cr)
OLPD 3801 - Foundations of Philosophy and Practice of Career and Technical Education (2.0 cr)
or OLPD 5806 - Philosophy and Practice of Career and Technical Education (2.0 cr)
Career Content Proficiency
Up to 32 credits may be completed before enrollment in the CTE program. Credits may include occupational experience, formal technical college coursework, military or industrial experience, or workshops related to the field. Credits will be evaluated for transfer to BIE 3151. The remainder of credits in this requirement must be completed after enrollment. Complete a total of 44 credits from the following or adviser approved:
OLPD 3451 {Inactive} (1.0-32.0 cr)
OLPD 5454 {Inactive} (1.0-12.0 cr)
OLPD 5496 {Inactive} (1.0-10.0 cr)
OLPD 5493 {Inactive} (1.0-4.0 cr)
Additional Requirements
OLPD 5009 - Human Relations: Applied Skills for School and Society (1.0 cr)
PUBH 3005 - Fundamentals of Alcohol and Drug Abuse for Teacher Education (1.0 cr)
or PUBH 3003 - Fundamentals of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2.0 cr)
CI 2311W - Introduction to Technology and Ethics in Society [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
or CI 4311W - Technology and Ethics in Society [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
 
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MGMT 3033W - Business Communication (WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01482
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Written/oral communication skills for effective participation in contempory organizations. From basic principles to communication strategy. Communication technology. Cases, simulations of "real-world" situations. Student small groups meet with instructor three times for presentation coaching/feedback. Recitation times are arranged with instructor at start of semester. prereq: Fr composition, CSOM upper-div, at least 60 cr
WRIT 3562W - Technical and Professional Writing (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01235 - Writ 3562V/Writ 3562W
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Written/oral communication in professional settings, gathering research, analyzing audience, assessing/practicing multiple genres. Draft, test, revise present findings in oral presentation. prereq: [Jr or sr or instr consent], [1301 or 1401 or equiv]
CI 5452 - Reading in the Content Areas for Initial Licensure Candidates
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 2.0]
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in licensure area methods course(s), enrolled in Initial Licensure Program, Internet access, basic understanding of [computer use, Web browsers, email, word processing software]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Web-based course. Fostering students' reading related to learning from text. prereq: Concurrent enrollment in licensure area methods course(s), enrolled in Initial Licensure Program, Internet access, basic understanding of [computer use, Web browsers, email, word processing software]
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking (CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00670
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Public communication processes, elements, and ethics. Criticism of and response to public discourse. Practice in individual speaking designed to encourage civic participation.
PSY 1001 - Introduction to Psychology (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00518 - PSTL 1281/Psy 1001/Psy 1001H
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific study of human behavior. Problems, methods, findings of modern psychology.
MATH 1001 - Excursions in Mathematics (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to the breadth and nature of mathematics and the power of abstract reasoning, with applications to topics that are relevant to the modern world, such as voting, fair division of assets, patterns of growth, and opinion polls. prereq: 3 yrs high school math or placement exam or [grade of at least C- in PSTL 731 or 732]
MATH 1031 - College Algebra and Probability (MATH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02451 - CI 1806/Math 1031
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Graphs of equations and functions, transformations of graphs; linear, quadratic, polynomial, and rational functions, with applications; inverses and compositions of functions; exponential and logarithmic functions with applications; basic probability rules, conditional probabilities, binomial probabilities. prereq: 3 yrs high school math or satisfactory score on placement exam or grade of at least C- in [PSTL 731 or PSTL 732 or CI 0832]
EPSY 5001 - Learning, Cognition, and Assessment
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: EPsy 3119/EdHD 5001
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Principles of learning, cognition, cognitive development, classroom management, motivation, instruction, assessment. Behaviorism, cognitive/social constructivism, human information processing theory. Intelligence, knowledge acquisition, reasoning skills, scholastic achievement, standardized testing, reliability/validity, student evaluation, performance assessment, portfolios, demonstrations. Applications to instruction/organization of curricular materials. prereq: MEd/initial licensure student or CLA music ed or preteaching major or instr consent; psych course recommended
OLPD 1801 - Introduction to Career and Technical Education Teaching
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Entry-level skills to function as a teacher. Philosophy of career/technical education, planning of instruction, instructional methods, student evaluation, working with students who have special needs, ancillary duties of career/technical education faculty. Emphasizes microteaching and feedback. prereq: Occupationally certifiable individual
OLPD 3808 - Foundations of Student and Trainee Assessment
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Developing tests of knowledge, affect, and processes for programs focused on instruction of skills associated with business/industry. Developing learning-progress reporting systems. Evaluating instructional effectiveness. Applying tests and other evaluation instruments to assess/report learning in business/industry and in career/technical education fields.
OLPD 3829 - Foundations of Course Development for Business and Industry
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Designing instructional programs/courses focused on helping learners develop desired competence. Designing instruction for performance-based training and vocational/technical education. Developing course syllabus components that clarify broad course expectations. Developing academic/community-based elements that complement course goals.
OLPD 5829 - Course Development for Business and Industry
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Designing instructional programs/courses that help learners develop desired competence. Designing instruction for performance based training and vocational/technical education. Developing course syllabus components that clarify course expectations. Developing academic/community-based elements that complement course goals. Reflect on and compare performance-based instruction with other curriculum models for the field.
OLPD 3861 - Foundations of Instructional Methods for Business and Industry
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Theory/practice in instructional methods/techniques for career/technical education (CTE) instructors and for human resources and development (HRD) professionals. How to deliver instruction using various teaching methodologies, select appropriate methodologies, and plan for their delivery.
OLPD 5861 - Instructional Methods for Business and Industry
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory/practice in instructional methods for career/technical education (CTE) instructors and human resources/development (HRD) professionals. How to select various teaching methods and plan for their delivery. Preparing an instructional methods plan to clarify course content, teaching methods selected, rationale for their selection, and how a student organization might facilitate student learning.
OLPD 3801 - Foundations of Philosophy and Practice of Career and Technical Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to contemporary career/technical education. Purposes/goals, governance structure, historical perspectives, industry-education relationship, current education practices. Possible future trends and their implications. Development of a personal philosophy of career/technical education.
OLPD 5806 - Philosophy and Practice of Career and Technical Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Purposes/goals of contemporary career/technical education. Governance structure, historical perspectives, industry-education relationship, current education practices. Possible future trends and their implications. Development of a personal philosophy of career/technical education.
OLPD 5009 - Human Relations: Applied Skills for School and Society
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Issues of prejudice/discrimination in terms of history, power, social perception. Knowledge/skills acquisition in cooperative learning, multicultural education, group dynamics, social influence, leadership, judgment/decision making, prejudice reduction, conflict resolution, teaching in diverse educational settings. prereq: MEd/init lic or CLA music ed or preteaching or instr consent
PUBH 3005 - Fundamentals of Alcohol and Drug Abuse for Teacher Education
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01062 - PubH 3003/PubH 3004/PubH 3005/
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific/socio-cultural aspects of alcohol/drug problems. Emphasizes role of education in health conservation and drug abuse prevention. prereq: Undergrad in Agricultural Educ or Career/Technical Educ or DirecTrack to Teaching or Early Childhood Educ or Elementary Educ Foundations or Music Educ or Special Educ
PUBH 3003 - Fundamentals of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01062
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Scientific, sociocultural, and attitudinal aspects of alcohol and other drug abuse problems. Emphasizes incidence, high-risk populations, prevention, and intervention.
CI 2311W - Introduction to Technology and Ethics in Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01754 - CI 2311W/CI 4311
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Values and ethical issues related to technology use in education, workplace, and family/community life.
CI 4311W - Technology and Ethics in Society (CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01754
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Critique of values and ethical issues related to technology use in education, the workplace, and family and community life.