Field of Specialization
Students enrolled in either major must possess a technical specialization in at least one occupational area such as agriculture mechanics, aircraft mechanics, air conditioning, auto body repair, auto mechanics, auto parts distribution, business equipment repair, civil technology, construction, cosmetology, data processing technology, dental assistance, diesel mechanics, drafting and design technology, electrical technology, electronics technology, fire technology, food service, graphic arts, health occupations, health physics, law enforcement and security, machine shop, merchandising, millwright mechanics, nuclear technology, secretarial occupations, small gasoline engine repair, upholstery, water/waste treatment, welding or other recognized fields of specialization offered in a post-secondary vocational-technical system, or in employee training programs in business and industry.
Credit toward the B.S. in Vocational Teacher Education must be earned in four specific areas:
Vocational Teacher Education majors and Corporate Training majors must complete the University General Education Requirements for the B.S. degree. These requirements are listed in the section of catalog titled Graduation Requirements, General Education Requirements and Academic Regulations. Transfer policy, alternate means to satisfy General Education Requirements, and general education and major field requirements, as listed in the Graduation Requirements section, also apply to these majors.
Professional Education 40 credit hours minimum.
Vocational Teacher Education Requirements
HEC 200 Human Growth and Development 2 cr EDUC 323 Motivation, Learning, and Assessment 3 cr VED g401 Foundations of Occupational Education 3 cr VTE g402 Occupational Analysis and Course Construction 3 cr VTE g403 Occupational Education Methods 3 cr VED g444 Guidance and Special Needs Concepts for Vocational Education 3 cr VED g455 Methods of Teaching Adults 2 cr VTE g464 Instructional Facilities Management 3 cr VTE 467 VTE Practicum: Student Teaching 3-8 cr VED g468 Techniques of Teaching Cooperative Education 3 crVocational Teacher Education Electives
EDUC 333 Content Area Literacy 3 cr MGT 215 Small Business Management 3 cr MGT g312 Individual and Organizational Behavior 3 cr SOC 248 Local and National Minorities 3 cr VTE 397 Professional Education Development 1-2 cr VTE g420 Selected Topics 6 cr VED g445 Advanced Concepts for Special Needs 3 cr VTE g461 Directed Studies 1-4 cr VTE g480 Advanced Technical Competency 1-4 crCorporate Training Requirements
VED g401 Foundations of Occupational Education 3 cr VTE g402 Occupational Analysis and Course Construction 3 cr VTE g403 Occupational Education Methods 3 cr C T g431 Supervision and Human Relations in Occupational Training (Fall 89) 3 cr C T g457 Methods of Teaching Adults 3 cr VTE g464 Instructional Facilities Management 3 cr C T 465 Practicum: Industry Training 1-3 cr HEC 200 Human Growth and Development 2 cr OR MGT g373 Personnel Management 3 cr EDUC 323 Motivation, Learning, and Assessment 3 cr MGT g312 Individual and Organizational Behavior 3 crCorporate Training Electives
VTE 397 Professional Education Development 1-3 cr VTE g461 Directed Studies 1-4 cr VTE g480 Advanced Technical Competency 1-4 cr SOC 112 Social Problems 3 cr SOC 248 Local and National Minorities 3 cr MGT g373 Personnel Management 3 cr MGT g380 Labor Law and Legislation 3 cr MGT g383 Industrial Relations 3 cr POLS g409 Community and Regional Planning 3 cr POLS g454 Public Personnel Administration 3 crThe VTE and CT elective lists are suggested. The student will propose an elective program based on his/her career plans. The plan must be approved by the assigned departmental advisor.