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This program is approved by the Delaware Department of Education.
The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education is to provide opportunities for adults who seek a bachelor's degree and/or certification as a Skilled and Technical Sciences teacher. In addition to the necessary coursework, a student must also satisfactorily document at least six (6) years of full-time work experience/training in his/her particular career area to be considered for Delaware Skilled and Technical Sciences certification. The courses in the program will provide career and technical teachers with the necessary skills to be successful in the classroom.
The courses available in the Bachelor of Science program in Career and Technical Education combine rich and varied course offerings that include core courses and education courses for education majors as well as specific education courses tailored to career and technical program teachers. The College of Education at Wilmington University reserves the right to modify requirements to comply with any licensure/certification changes mandated by the Delaware State Department of Education. The program must be completed within six years. The College of Education sets the grade of "C" as the lowest grade that is acceptable in any required teacher preparation course.
The College of Education has 14 Program Competencies derived from the Delaware Professional Teaching Standards and the College of Education Conceptual Framework. Candidates for the BS in Career and Technical Education will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to:
Career and Technical Bachelor of Education degree students must achieve Delaware minimum passing scores on all 3 sections of Praxis I (Reading, Writing and Math) prior to taking EDC 420 (Clinical Component). This is also a graduation requirement.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2012-2013 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2012 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.