Career and Technical Education (CTE)

CTE 340      CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION: CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION      Credits: 3

This course will provide opportunities for candidates to examine how CTE curriculum is organized into career pathways and Programs of Study. Candidates will participate in learning activities designed to develop CTE effective instructional strategies and create engaging CTE curriculum targeted towards meeting technical skills standards, Common Core standards in English and math, and career related learning standards.

CTE 369      LITERACY IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION      Credits: 3

Using Oregon Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, the CTE teacher learns how to create literacy-enhanced lessons and apply and refine them in practical application experiences. The CTE teacher learns how to bridge the vocabulary and target specific learning outcomes based on district and state literacy standards. Course is designed to teach the CTE teacher how to analyze each lesson and make revisions to integrate literacy into the CTE instructional program.

CTE 493      CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CAPSTONE      Credits: 3

CTE Capstone is an integrative learning experience in which candidates bring together the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the Bachelor of Science in CTE degree program at Concordia University. The capstone experience is candidate-directed, meaning candidates take the responsibility for selecting a culminating project which demonstrates how they can apply what they have learned in the classroom to the real world.
Prerequisites: CTE 482 with a C or higher.