Career and Technical Education Undergraduate 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  199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem.  Letter grade only.  May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

 

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 NAU's junior-level writing requirement.  Letter grade only. Prerequisite:  ENG 105  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.