Career & Technical Education

Degree:Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Major:Career & Technical Education
Specializations:Instructional Design and Technology
Workforce and Program Development
Certificate:Career and Technical Education Program
Department:Instructional Design and Technology
Building 85, Room 114
College:Education and Professional Studies
CIP Code:13.1320
Semester Hours Required For Degree: 120

The Career and Technical Education degree programs prepare students to work in education and training in a variety of organizational settings.  Students select from one of two specializations.  The Instructional Design and Technology specialization provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to analyze organizational performance issues and design, develop, implement, and evaluate training and non-training solutions aimed at improving performance in a wide range of organizational settings, including business and industry, healthcare, military, K12, and higher education. The Workforce and Program Development specialization provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to complete similar tasks in a more focused setting.  This specialization is a good fit for students interested in developing and implementing training and educational materials to support vocational education and individuals who are under employed or unemployed.

Program Requirements

In addition to the university’s general requirements, students seeking the B.S. in Career and Technical Education must meet the requirements listed below. Consult with your academic advisor for courses which may satisfy both the General Education requirements and common prerequisites. In addition to general University requirements, students seeking the B.S. in Career and Technical Education: Workforce and Program Development must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all major courses.