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Technology Education, B.S.

About the Program

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Accredited

Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in the catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.

The technology education program prepares students to teach technology and the technological systems utilized in problem solving. The four systems emphasized are construction, manufacturing, communication, and transportation. The program is laboratory oriented, teaching the important role of engineering a product or service through selecting and systemizing knowledge for the solution of a problem. Graduates are recommended for an initial certificate to teach technology education in grades K–12.

About the Career and Technical Education Department

122 Bacon Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4717

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33–39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Technology 33 cr
TEC 101 Technical Drawing
TED 123 Principles of Manufacturing
TEC 201 Materials Processing
TED 300 Construction Systems
TEC 311 Materials Science and Testing
TEC 314 ElectroMechanicals
TEC 319 Technology and Values
TED 100 Introduction to Technology Education
TED 349 Communication Systems
TED 361 Transportation Systems

Total Required Credit Hours in Professional Sequence 27 cr
CTE 301/BME 301 Principles of Occupational Education
CTE 302/BME 302 Curriculum and Evaluation in Occupational Education
SPF 303 Educational Psychology
EDU 416 Teaching Reading in the Secondary School
TED 360 Technology Education Methods and Evaluation
TED 450 Professional Semester (6)
TED 451 Professional Semester (6)

Total Required Credit Hours in Other Fields for Certification 15 cr
CHE XXX Core Chemistry (3)
EXE 372 Foundations of Teaching Adolescents with Disabilities
MAT XXX Core Math (3)
MAT 124 Precalculus Mathematics
PHY 107 General Physics I

All College Electives 6-12 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

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