Technology Education Major, B.S.

Coursework in the major includes general university requirements, professional education requirements and technology education requirements. An option is available for students interested in qualifying for dual certification in both agricultural education and technology education; please see your advisor for details.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements
General Education40-53
Core Courses 1
TEACHING 1230Introduction to Education2
TEACHING 2130Human Growth and Development3
TEACHING 3320Introduction to Inclusion3
TEACHING 3630Ethnic and Gender Equity in Education3
TEACHING 4660Student Teaching B-2112
or TEACHING 4760 Internship in Teaching
AGEDUC 3900Planning Cooperative Education in Agriculture3
or INDUSTDY 3930 Teaching Technology Education
INDUSTDY 4640Curriculum and Facility Planning3
INDUSTDY 4820History & Principles of Career and Technical Education2
EdTPA Final Portfolio Submission 2
Select one of the following options:8-18
Option A:
Key Concepts and Characteristics in Middle Level Education
Educational Media Application
Pre-Student Teaching at Middle/Secondary Level
Option B:
Key Concepts and Characteristics in Middle Level Education
Educational Media Application
Pre-Student Teaching at Middle/Secondary Level
Advising, Interaction and Communication
Teaching Transescents
Technology Education Major 3
INDUSTDY 1030Introduction to Manufacturing3
INDUSTDY 1130Wood Technology3
INDUSTDY 1200AC/DC Fundamentals3
INDUSTDY 1230Technical Drafting3
or INDUSTDY 1260 Building Construction Drafting
INDUSTDY 1530Power Systems Technology3
INDUSTDY 1830Introduction to Plastics Processing3
INDUSTDY 2020Basic Photography3
INDUSTDY 2430Building Construction Materials3
INDUSTDY 3050Introduction to Metals Processes3
Select any three INDUSTDY courses9
INDUSTDY 1010Principles of Safety and Risk Management 43
Total Credits118-141

Other Requirements

    • Reading (175/322)
    • Writing (174/320)
    • Math (173/318)
  • Admission to School of Education (requires admission portfolio)
  • Admission to student teaching (requires student teaching portfolio and Praxis competency exam)
  • Credit check
  • Licensure portfolio
  • Overall G.P.A. of 2.75 is needed to complete program
  • Check:
    1. Minimum 120 credit
    2. 39 credits in 3000 or 4000 level courses
    3. Cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
    4. Grade point average of at least 2.75 within the major
    5. 32 credits in residence at UW-Platteville; also 23 of the last 32 credits must be in residence.

Agricultural/Industrial Technology Education

Teaching (B-21 Dual Certification)

Students wishing to receive certification to teach in both agricultural education AND technology education may pursue a dual certification by taking coursework in both areas. Dual certification requires student teaching in both areas and taking/passing the Praxis II competency exam in both areas as well. The list of courses may be found under agricultural education