CTE - Career & Technical Education

Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Reich College of Education

Graduate Courses in Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Additional offerings by the department include courses in Business Education (BE), Curriculum & Instruction (CI), and Health Education (HED)


Susan Colby, Department Chair

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

CTE 5500. Independent Study (1-3).On Demand.

CTE 5530-5549. Selected Topics (1-4).On Demand. Subject matter may vary from term to term depending on student interest and need. A student may enroll more than once in a selected topics course provided that the content does not duplicate that of the previous course.

CTE 5619. Curriculum Development in Career and Technical Education (3).S. This course provides students with understanding of principles for curriculum design, development, and implementation in career and technical education subjects. The content focuses on contemporary curriculum design and implementation strategies, a discussion of curriculum development for school-to-work transition, formulation of specific curriculum goals and objectives, identification and selection of relevant curriculum materials, and systematic assessment of the career and technical education curriculum.

CTE 5650. Research in Career and Technical Education (3).On Demand. This course provides students with an opportunity to conduct original and unique research in the field of career and technical education. Students will conduct research and design and develop an original project in their specific area of study based on the specific content area skills they have developed in their previous coursework.

CTE 5660. Advanced Methods in Teaching Career and Technical Education (3).S. This course provides students advanced methodology and classroom strategies in career and technical education fields of study. It places emphasis on current issues such as: best pedagogical practices for career and technical education subjects taught within the school setting, emerging learning environments in which all learners can be successful, assessment appropriate to diverse learners, use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, innovative teaching strategies to design and modify instruction.