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2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Career and Technical Education - Technology, Engineering & Design Ed, BS (456E)


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Program Code: 456*/456E
CIP Code: 13.1299

Teaching

Semester One [16-17 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
BIO 1201 - Biology in Society I (3)  or CHE 1101 - Introductory Chemistry I (3)  or PHY 1103 - General Physics I (4)       Need to complete a sequence from the same discipline
MAT 1020 - College Algebra with Applications (4)       Or higher; MAT 1020  or MAT 1110  counts as Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)        
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)       First Year Writing
BSC 1110 - Construction Methods I (3)   C    

 

Semester Two [16 -17 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours  Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
BIO 1202  and BIO 1203  or CHE 1102  or PHY 1104       Need to complete a sequence from the same discipline
TEC 2029 - Society and Technology (3) [GenEd: SS]       May also be used in Gen Ed Integrative Learning Experience
General Education (3)     Liberal Studies Course #1 - IND 2012 recommended
Gen Ed Wellness Literacy (1)     Choose any 1 sh course from Gen Ed Program of Study
EDU 2000 - Introduction to Learners, Teachers, and Schools (3)    C   Required for admission into teacher education programs
BSC 1210 - Architectural Graphics and Modeling I (3)   C    

 

Semester Three [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)       Sophomore Writing
Gen Ed Liberal Studies Course (3)     Suggested Course: TEC 2601  
General Education Integrated Learning Course (3)      
CTE 1750 - An Introduction to Career and Technical Education (1)   C    
CTE 3009 - Introduction to the Technology Teaching Profession (3)   C    
IND 2110 - Introduction to Fabrication (3)   C    

 

Semester Four [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
Second Academic Concentration (3)     Choose from Graphic Communications, Materials Science, STEM, Sustainable Design and Technology 
(rcoe.appstate.edu/academics/second-academicconcentrations)
General Education (3)     Liberal Studies Course #3
Free Elective (2)      
General Education (3)     Wellness Literacy Course #2
EDU 2100 - Foundations of Educational Equity (3)    C   Required for admission into teacher education programs
TEC Elective     Choose from any IND, INT, GAIT, PHO or TEC prefix course

 

Semester Five [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
CTE 3750 - Teaching the T & E in STEM (3)   C    
General Education (3)      Liberal Studies Course #4
Second Academic Concentration (3)     Choose from Graphic Communications, Materials Science, STEM, Sustainable Design and Technology
(http://rcoe.appstate.edu/academics/second-academicconcentrations)
CTE 4640 - Computer Design Applications for Business and Educational Professionals (3)   C    

 

Semester Six [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 3100 - Assessment for Learning (3)    C   Must be admitted into the College of Education to take
CTE 4629 - Management of Career and Technical Education Programs and CTSOs (3)   C    
CTE 4650 - Research in Career and Technical Education (3) [WID]   C    
Second Academic Concentration (3)     Choose from Graphic Communications, Materials Science, STEM, Sustainable Design and Technology
CTE 3380 - Information Systems for Business and Education Professionals (3)   C    

 

Semester Seven [16 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 3000 - Diverse Learners: Teaching and Learning (3)    C   Must be admitted into the College of Education to take
CTE 4660 - Methods and Materials in Career and Technical Education (3)  and CTE 4910 - Practicum in Career and Technical Education (1)   C   Must be admitted into the College of Education to take
CTE 4619 - Career and Technical Education Curriculum (3)   C    
TEC Elective (3)     Choose from any IND, INT GAIT, CP or TEC prefix course
TEC Elective (3)     Choose from any IND, INT GAIT, CP or TEC prefix course

 

Semester Eight [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
EDU 4900 - Student Teaching (12) [CAP]     2.7  

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing  Min Major GPA Min Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000  and RC 2001   2.0 2.7

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year. Minimum grade of “C” required.
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3 Minimum grade of “C” required
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines. 
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN EDUCATION CONCENTRATION

Contacts: Dr. Jerianne Taylor - 262-6352 Taylorjs@appstate.edu

Important Beginning Courses

  • Academic concentration
  • You are required to complete three hours each of fine arts (FA), historical studies (HS), literary studies (LS), and social science (SS) courses within the Integrative Learning Experience and/or the Liberal Studies Experience.

Suggested General Education

Good to know …

  • Must be proficient in Speech and English and have a 2.70 GPA before being admitted to the Reich College of Education. You will need to apply for admission to the Reich College of Education at the end of your sophomore year. Check your SAT/ACT scores to determine you need to take Praxis I prior to admission in the RCOE. A grade of 2.0 minimum is required in each professional education course required.
  • Students should select Second Academic Concentration (SAC) in consultation with Dr. Jerianne Taylor.
  • The SAC requires 18 hours of coursework in an approved concentration area. MATERIALS SCIENCE, SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY, GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS (STEM) or Math, Science and Technology recommended as an academic concentration.
  • If a TEC class is recommended during the freshman year (according to a 4-year plan) and all sections are full, intended majors should see the faculty coordinator of that program area to try to get into the class.
  • Advising is required when officially declared into the major.
  • A student must have at least a 2.70 grade-point average to be admitted to the teacher education program and must maintain a 2.70 grade-point average overall through student teaching.

 

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