Career and Technical Education Graduate Courses

Some courses may not be offered every year. Check with the college or department office for current information about when specific courses are offered.  

 

For course syllabi, see the departmental website.

 

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 (3)

This class focuses on searching for funding sources and developing the major components of request for proposal for education, health care, public sector, or business/industry.  Regulatory guidelines, proposal preparation, budgeting, and proposal processing and submission are also included.  Students will conduct a search for an appropriate funding source and write a proposal for that agency.  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 units 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 units 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  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)