Professional-Technical Education

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Downtown Campus

Jannica Jones
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 253.680.7161
Fax: 253.680.7231 

Location:
Downtown Campus, Room M320

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Open to Bates faculty only.

This program provides a structured degree pathway in education for secondary and post-secondary professional-technical educators, providing them with an educational continuum toward a baccalaureate in education. The degree structure provides leadership and technical skills beyond those required for teaching certification. The curriculum is competency-based and is designed as a series of discreet, modularized extended learning competencies. This program is not offered as a fulltime career education program.

Prerequisites:

1. Applicants must be employed as a secondary or post-secondary professional-technical educator on a 50 percent or greater basis.

2. Approval from the dean of the Educator Training Center at Bates Technical College.

Associate of Applied Science-T Degree:  90 credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

ENGL& 101 English Composition I
100+ Level Mathematics
100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Electives in Social Science/Humanities

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

EDU 102 Industrial Safety
EDU 104 Philosophy of Technical Education
EDU 105 Methods of Teaching
EDU 106 Occupational Analysis
EDU 107 Course Organization
EDU 201 Teaching Practicum I, and
EDU 202 Teaching Practicum II , or
EDU 211 Administration Practicum I, and
EDU 212 Administration Practicum II
EDU 220 Professional/Technical Education Capstone

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Students choose 28 credits from approved electives list.

ELECTIVES LIST* CREDITS

EDU 101 Introduction to School Law
EDU 108 Introduction to Professional/Technical Education
EDU 109 Information Literacy
EDU 221 Professional/Technical Specialization
EDU 222 Current Topics for Professional/Technical Educators
EDU 223 Industry-based Professional Development I
EDU 224 Industry-based Professional Development II
EDU 226 Student Development and Leadership Techniques EDU 151 Abuse and Neglect of Children
EDU 228 Work-based Learning Coordination
EDU 229 Diverse Needs of Students
EDU 230 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Practicum
EDU 231 Advanced Teaching Methods
EDU 232 Portfolio Development
SOC 111 Understanding Diversity
PSYC& 100 General Psychology

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*Other courses approved by the instructional dean.