B.S.Ed. in Technology & Engineering Education (K-12)

B.S. Ed. Technology & Engineering Education (K-12), 4-year Degree Requirements

The undergraduate level Technology & Engineering Education Teacher preparation program is designed for students coming right out of high school, or students who have been employed but now seek to pursue teacher certification and a B.S. degree in Technology & Engineering Education. The undergraduate degree is a traditional four year degree, with one semester being devoted to a professional experience in a local K-12 setting. Successful candidates will maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, as per Pennsylvania School Code. Please read the description below. It details all of the general education and major course work you will complete.

Dr. Sharon Brusic is the coordinator for the undergraduate Technology & Engineering Education Programs. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Dr. Brusic at Sharon.Brusic@Millersville.edu.

General Education: 48 credits (minimum)

All students seeking a bachelor's degree from Millersville University must successfully complete the general education requirements. The general education requirements are designed to help make you into a well-rounded professional. Please take some time to read about the general education requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog. An explanation of the program is located on page 37 of the Catalog at http://www.millersville.edu/~ucatalog/index.pdf.

Department Requirements: 48 credits

The required AEST courses for the Technology & Engineering  Education degree are listed below and you can read their descriptions in the Undergraduate Catalog. The AEST information starts on page 78.

Bachelor's Degree: Technology & Engineering  Education
Department/Technical - Required Courses: 48 credits

ITEC 110: Communication and Information Systems
ITEC 120: Energy & Power Systems
ITEC 130: Production Materials and Processes
ITEC 140: Bio-Related Technologies
ITEC 222: Transportation & Automation
ITEC 241: Drafting Communications
ITEC XXX: Choose one: ITEC 251: Print Media Systems or ITEC 252: Web Publishing & Interactive Media
ITEC 261: Electronic Systems
ITEC XXX: Choose one: ITEC 271: Processing Nonmetallic Materials or ITEC 281: Processing Metallic Materials
ITEC 327: Engineering Structures
ITEC 344: Product Design
ITEC 346: Architectural Drawing and Design
ITEC 435: Manufacturing Enterprise
ITEC XXX: Technology lab elective*
ITEC XXX: Technology lab elective*
ITEC XXX: Technology lab elective*

*Acceptable technology lab electives: ITEC 243, 245, 251, 252, 262, 271, 281, 325, 326, 331, 332, 342, 345, 351, 355, 356, 357, 364, 375, 376, 382, 425, 427, 446, 448, 455, 466, 467, 498, 515, 525, 535. Please see the Undergraduate Catalog for the course names and descriptions.

General Education: 48 credits (minimum)

All students seeking a bachelor's degree from Millersville University must successfully complete the general education requirements. The general education requirements are designed to help make you into a well-rounded professional. 

Bachelor's Degree: Technology & Engineering Education
Requred Related/General Education Courses: 48 credits

Required Related: MATH
MATH XXX: Select a general education Math class
MATH XXX: Select a general education Math class
Required Related: SCIENCE
XXXX XXX: Select an acceptable lab science course from Biology, Earth Science. Chemistry, or Physics
Required Related: ENGLISH LITERATURE
ENGL XXX: Choose one course from: ENGL 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 238H, 239H, 333, 334, 338, 401, 418
General Education: HUMANITIES & FINE ARTS
XXXX XXX: Fulfilled by Required Related English Literature course
Select two more courses for the Humanities & Fine Arts general education requirements with your advisor. (Art, Communications/Theater, English, Foreign Language/Humanities, Music, Philosophy)
General Education: SCIENCE & MATH
XXXX XXX: Fulfilled by Required Related Math course
XXXX XXX: Fulfilled by Required Related Science course
XXXX XXX: Choose one additional science course from Biolog, Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics
General Education: SOCIAL SCIENCES
Select three courses for the Social Sciences general education requirements with your advisor. (African American Studies, Anthropology, Business Administration, Geography, History, International Studies, OSEH 120, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work/Gerontology, Women's Studies)
General Education: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
COMM 100: Fundamentals of Speech
ENGL 110: English Composition
MATH XXX: Fulfilled by Required Related Math course
WELL 175: Wellness
Perspectives (P) Course (ITEC 301, 302, 303, or 304 recommended)
UNIV 103: First Year Inquiry
General Education: ADVANCED WRITING COURSE (AW)
ENGL XXX: Select from ENGL 312: Technical Writing or ENGL 316: Business Writing

Professional Requirements: 33 credits

The required Educational Foundation courses for the Technology & Engineering Education degree are listed below and you can read their descriptions in the Undergraduate Catalog. The Educational Foundations information starts on page 137. All courses on the following list are three credit courses unless otherwise noted.

Bachelor's Degree: Technology & Engineering  Education
Professional - Required Courses: 33 credits

EDFN 211: Foundations of Modern Education
EDFN 241: Psychological Foundations of Teaching
EDTE 291: Foundations of Technology & Engineering Education
EDTE 391: Curriculum and Instruction in Technology & Engineering Education (Admission to APS Required)
EDSE 340: Content Area Literacy for Diverse Classrooms (Admission to APS Required)
SPED 346: Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings (Admission to APS Required)
EDTE 496: Innovation and Design Methodologies (2 credits)
EDTE 461: Student Teaching (9 credits) (Admission to APS Required)
EDTE 491: Seminar in Technology & Engineering Education (1 credit) (Admission to APS Required)
EDSE 471: Differentiating Instruction in the Classroom

Advanced Professional Studies (APS) Requirements:

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has established requirements for certification to teach in Pennsylvania. To prepare you to meet these requirements, Millersville University has developed criteria for admission to and retention in APS courses. APS standing is conditional upon meeting and maintaining requirements throughout the degree program. APS status is not permanent; it can be revoked. The Field Services office maintains information about APS on their Web site at http://www.millersville.edu/fieldservices. Select the "APS Admission Criteria" link under the Helpful Documents heading. You will also find information on TB testing requirements and clearances.

Click here to view a typical 4-year program of study. This is being provided as a reference only. You will work with your advisor to determine the best possible plan for your studies.