What classes are offered when

CTE Courses:  Two-Year Planner

All courses are offered via the web and are now sequenced by semester.  Required CTE core classes are offered once per year.  Plan ahead to complete your degree.

MED CTE

There are four required “core” CTE classes required for graduation.  Course substitutions are not made for those classes.  The classes are CTE591 (fall), CTE691(spring), CTE692 (spring), and CTE696 (summer).  Depending upon your planned semester of graduation, you will want to plan your course scheduling accordingly.

BSED CTE

There are six required “core” CTE classes required for graduation.  The classes are CTE340w (fall), CTE433 (fall), CTE300 (spring), CTE396 (spring), CTE465 (spring), and CTE495c (fall for students graduating in fall and pre-summer May for students graduating spring/summer).  Course substitutions are only made with prior approval, in writing, from a CTE advisor. Typically course substitutions are CTE565 for CTE465 and CTE592 for CTE433.  Depending upon your planned semester of graduation, you will want to plan your course scheduling accordingly.

Please contact the CTE Coordinator, Nicole Hampton, with any questions.

Course descriptions are following the table:

Prefix Course Name Offered 
CTE300Introduction to CTESpring
CTE401Teaching and LearningSpring
CTE330Contemp CTE ProgramsFall
CTE340wResearch in CTEFall
CTE355Comp Apps in CTESpring
CTE391Laboratory ManagementFall

CTE392

Accident PreventionSummer
CTE396     Community Leadership in CTESpring
CTE408     Fieldwork Experience     Summer
CTE431Pres of Technical MaterialsFall
CTE433Prog & Curr PlanFall
CTE496CTSOSpring
CTE465Methods of CTESpring
CTE486MultimediaSummer
CTE 495CCapstone in CTEFall (F Grads), Summer (Sp & Su Grads)
CTE 500Career and Technical Education FoundationsSpring

CTE593

Summer ConferenceSummer
CTE532Special NeedsOdd Fall
CTE550Grant WritingFall, Spring, Summer
CTE561Facilities DesignSummer
CTE565CTE MethodsFall
CTE576Coordinating Coop ProgramsVaries, Scheduled for Winter 2013
CTE583Student Services in CTEEven Spring
CTE591History & Philosophy of CTEFall
CTE592Prog & Curr DevSpring
CTE594CTE GuidanceOdd Spring
CTE595Evaluation in CTEEven Fall
CTE608Fieldwork Experience     Summer
CTE661Bus/Fin MgtVaries, Call for information
CTE670Adult EducationSummer
CTE690Personnel MgtVaries, Call for information
CTE691ResearchSpring
CTE692Inst MgtSpring
CTE696School/Comm RelSummer
CTE 300 COMP CTE PROGRAMS (3)

Explores the comprehensive career and technical education programs, including competencies, sequencing, funding, performance standards, and data reporting.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.

CTE 301 INTEGRATED TEACHING AND LEARNING (3)

Teaching and learning strategies in the career and technical education  classroom. Includes learning styles, cooperative learning, and total quality management.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 330 CONTEMPORARY TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAMS (3)

Experimental and innovative curriculum, program, methodology, and facility approaches used in career and technical education classrooms.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 340W RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (3)

Examines principles and concepts of writing and research in career and technical education.  This course fulfills Northern Arizona University's junior-level writing requirement.  Letter grade only.  Prerequisite: CTE 155. JWRT

CTE 355 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR CTE TEACHERS (3)

Appropriate classroom use of the computer in career and technical education.  Must have keyboarding skills with a minimum of 20WPM.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 391 LABORATORY MANAGEMENT (3)

Facility safety, planning, equipment layout and use, control of resources, instructional efficiency, and similar topics related to business, technology, and trade and industrial facilities.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 392 ACCIDENT PREVENTION (3)

Development of the safety movement; background useful for handling problems and procedures of typical school, industrial, transportation, civil defense, and emergency safety programs.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.  

CTE 408 FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE (1-12)

Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization.  Fee required.  Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit.  

CTE 408C FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE (1-12)

Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization.  Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit CAP

CTE 431 PRESENTATION OF TECHNICAL MATERIAL IN CAREER TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION (3)

Selection, design, and production of instructional media.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 433 PROGRAM AND CURRICULUM PLANNING IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Methods of gathering and analyzing information necessary for establishing responsive and comprehensive career and technical education programs.  Contains key assessment that BSED CTE students must pass to be eligible to register for student teaching.  Letter grade only. Course fee required.  

CTE 465 METHODS OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Examines philosophy and teaching methods, preparation and use of instructional material, and evaluation in agriculture education, business education, family and consumer education, health careers education, industrial technological education, and marketing education.  Satisfies methods course requirement for ADE CTE certification.  Contains key assessments that BSED CTE students must pass to be eligible to register for student teaching.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 486 MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT (3)

Examines advanced principles and concepts of computer applications related to multimedia development and teaching.  Emphasizes using a computer to design, develop, test, and analyze student-created learning and presentation applications.  Letter grade only. 

CTE 495C CAPSTONE IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

The integration and application of occupational and classroom experience through a fieldwork experience.  This class meets the capstone requirement for the Occupational Emphasis in the CTE program.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Senior Status or higher CAP

CTE 496 CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS (3)

The exploration, integration, and use of student organizations in comprehensive career and technical education programs.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 497 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-6)

Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only.  No repeat limit.   

CTE 499 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS (1-3)

Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular major field of study.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.

CTE 500 FOUNDATIONS OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Explores secondary comprehensive career and technical education programs in Arizona, including curriculum standards, program approval requirements, performance standards and data reporting, and federal and state funding.  Core foundational knowledge related to the organization and administration of career and technical education in Arizona is covered, including the important roles of integration of academics and career and technical student organizations.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 503 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

For specific needs of career and technical educators, individually and/or groups. Pass-fail only.  

CTE 532 SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATIONS IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Understanding the identification, assessment, counseling, and planning processes for special needs populations in career and technical education.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 550 GRANT WRITING IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Writing grants in the field of career and technical education.  Funding sources and major components of request for proposals included.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 560 OCCUPATIONAL AND WORK-FORCE ANALYSIS (3)

Identifies various elements of occupations and the work force for developing meaningful programs and courses.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 561 FACILITIES DESIGN (3)

Design and layout of facilities to promote efficient instruction in career and technical education. Includes planning for equipment and other resources.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 565 CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION TEACHING METHODS (3)

Examines philosophy, teaching methods, preparation and use of instructional materials, and evaluation as they specifically apply to Career and Technical Education.  Designed for teachers with elementary or secondary education certification or prior coursework in secondary curriculum and teaching methods.  Satisfies methods course requirement for ADE CTE certification.  Contains key assessments that M.Ed. Secondary Education, Certification CTE students must pass to be eligible to register for student teaching.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 576 COORDINATING COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Responsibilities of the coordinator; techniques in selection and improvement of training stations and relations with training sponsors.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 583 CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT SERVICES (3)

Recruitment and admission of students, provision of systematic guidance, and placement and follow-up services for effective career and technical education programs.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 589 CONTENT ENHANCEMENT FOR TEACHERS (1-6)

This course acts as a mechanism for teachers to enhance their content knowledge by taking needed undergraduate courses by arranging for an individually negotiated form of an independent study and completing an additional teaching application assignment equaling 30% of the final course grade.  Department consent required.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for up to 30 units of credit.  

CTE 591 HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Historical and philosophical development of career and technical education.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 592 PROGRAM PLANNING AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Program development, including courses of study, syllabi, lesson plans, teaching plans, instructional materials, and course evaluation.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 593 IN-SERVICE TEACHER WORKSHOP (1-3)

Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. Normally you may count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program.  Letter grade or Pass-fail.  Course fee required.  

CTE 594 CAREER AND TECHNICAL GUIDANCE (3)

Procedures for assisting individuals in choice, preparation, entrance, and advancement in occupations.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 595 CTE PROGRAM AND STUDENT EVALUATION (3)

Process of evaluating career and technical education programs and students.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 599 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS (1-3)

Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study.  May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for credit.  

CTE 608 FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE (1-12)

Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency, organization, or situation.  Pass-fail only.  May not exceed 12 hours of credit.  

CTE 661 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Identifies financial resources and development of applications, proposals, and budgets for program improvement in career and technical education.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 670 ADULT LEARNERS (3)

Planning for teaching and administering programs to meet the special needs of adult learners and overall community needs.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 672 NORTHERN ARIZONA WRITING PROJECT SUMMER INSTITUTE (6)

National Writing Project site brings master teachers together to demonstrate their most successful classroom practices, study current theory and research in the teaching of writing, and experience writing in a variety of forms.  Cross-listed as ENG 672 and ECI 672.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 672 NORTHERN ARIZONA WRITING PROJECT SUMMER INSTITUTE (6)

National Writing Project site brings master teachers together to demonstrate their most successful classroom practices, study current theory and research in the teaching of writing, and experience writing in a variety of forms.  Cross-listed as ENG 672 and ECI 672.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 674 NORTHERN ARIZONA WRITING PROJECT ADVANCED SEMINAR (3)

Helps participants build on knowledge and expertise gained in a National Writing Project Summer Institute.  Explores recent writing theory in depth.  Cross-listed with ENG 674 and ECI 674.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 674 NORTHERN ARIZONA WRITING PROJECT ADVANCED SEMINAR (3)

Helps participants build on knowledge and expertise gained in a National Writing Project Summer Institute.  Explores recent writing theory in depth.  Cross-listed with ENG 674 and ECI 674.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 685 GRADUATE RESEARCH (1-6)

Letter grade or pass-fail.  May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.  

CTE 690 PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Principles of personnel management and supervision applied to career and technical education.  Letter grade only.  

CTE 691 RESEARCH IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Understanding research in education and using research techniques. Problem identification, methodology, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Emphasizes research in career and technical education.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 692 INSTRUCTIONAL MANAGEMENT FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Instructional management of career and technical education programs through academic-vocational integration, total quality management, cooperative learning, the Arizona model for career and technical education, outcome-based education, and computer-delivered instruction.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 696 SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (3)

Educator's role in promoting effective school-community relations through written and oral information and various ways to actively involve external and internal publics in the education system.  Letter grade only.  Course fee required.  

CTE 697 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3)

Letter grade or pass-fail.  May be repeated for credit.  

CTE 698 GRADUATE SEMINAR (1-3)

Letter grade or pass-fail.  May be repeated for up to 3 units of credit.  

CTE 699 THESIS (1-9)

Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic.  Pass-fail only.  May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Admission to Career & Technical Education (MEd)  

Contact

For more information on any CTE course contact Professor Hampton at 928-523-2560 or nicole.hampton@nau.edu

ADE Approved

To see which courses have been approved by ADE for CTE certification, check our cross reference list.