The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Career and Technical Studies is designed primarily to provide an opportunity for transfer students from community college programs to continue on a career path towards a well-rounded academic baccalaureate degree consistent with their goals in career and technical studies. The Designated Subjects credential, E-Learning Certificate, and a minor in Entrepreneurship are all included in this degree for those that apply and qualify (the DS credential work experience).
Total units required for graduation: 182
Requirements for Graduation
Students must complete a minimum of 182 quarter units;
A minimum of 90 of these units must be lower-division requirements completed at an accredited university or met consistent with existing community college articulation agreements;
92 of these units must be upper division classes from the three program areas below and be completed as a regularly enrolled student at this university;
Students must earn a grade point average of 2.0 ("C") or better in all work attempted;
Students must complete the upper division writing requirements and 3 capstone courses (12 units) requirements;
Students must complete 40 units, 16 units from career and technical studies, 12 units from instructional technology and 12 units from entrepreneurship as indicated in a specific program plan developed in conjunction with a program advisor;
Students must complete 36 units of upper-division electives, 12 units from each of the areas below.
Degree Requirements (76 units)
Career and Technical Studies (28 units)
Students must complete 16 required units and 12 elective units from this area as specified in a program plan developed with a program advisor.
ECTS 501 - Principles and Methods of Teaching Designated Subjects (4)
ECTS 502 - Instructional Support for Teaching Designated Subjects (4)
ECTS 503 - Contemporary Issues in Teaching Designated Subjects (4)
ECTS 504 - Principles of Career and Technical Education (4)
12 units chosen from:
ECTS 508 - Organization and Structure of Career and Technical Programs (4)
ECTS 509 - Personnel Management in Career and Technical Programs (4)
ECTS 510 - Field Work in Supervision and Coordination in Career and Technical Programs (4)
ECTS 518 - Field Work in Designated Subjects (4)
ECTS 519 - Computer Applications for Career and Technical Educators (4)
ECTS 520 - Curriculum Development for Career and Technical Programs (4)
ECTS 521 - Assessing Student Progress (4)
ECTS 522 - Directing and Managing Occupational Programs (4)
ECTS 523 - Learning Theory and Instructional Research Applied to Adult Learners (4)
Instructional Technology (24 units)
Students must complete 12 required units and 12 elective units from this area as specified in a program plan developed with a program advisor.
ETEC 501 - Foundations of E-Learning (4)
ETEC 541 - E-Learning Design and Development (4)
ETEC 542D - Seminar in Instructional Technology
12 units chosen from:
ETEC 500 - Foundational of Instructional Technology (4)
ETEC 537 - Computer-based Technology and Education (4)
ETEC 543 - Technology and Learning (4)
ETEC 544 - Design and Development of Instructional Materials (4)
ETEC 546 - Computer Technology in Education (4)
ETEC 648 - E-Learning Delivery and Assessment (4)
ETEC 674 - E-Learning Technology and Methods (4)
Entrepreneurship (24 Units)
Students must complete 16 required units and 8 elective units from this area as specified in a program plan developed with a program advisor.
MGMT 543 - New Venture Opportunity Analysis (4)
MGMT 544 - New Venture Development (4)
MGMT 545 - New Venture Resource Requirements (4)
MGMT 549 - Launching the Entrepreneurial Venture (4)
8 units chose from:
FIN 420 - Entrepreneurial Finance (4)
MGMT 422 - Small Business Management (4)
MGMT 455 - Human Resources Management (4)
MGMT 515 - Small Business Consulting (4)
MGMT 541 - Commercializing Entrepreneurial Innovation (4)\
MGMT 547 - Managing a Growing Business (4)
MGMT 575 - Internship in Management (4)
MKTG 430 - Professional Selling and Sales Management (4)
MKTG 460 - Retailing (4)
MKTG 530 - Strategic Entrepreneurship (4)
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