Mar 23, 2018  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Occupational Education, BS (43-249)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

This traditional program, or “2+2” program designed to build upon an Associate Degree, may complete Missouri DESE Career and Technical Education (CTE) certification requirements for alternatively certified CTE teachers, particularly Skilled Technical Sciences and Health Sciences Instructors. UCM does not confer teacher certification for this major.

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Occupational Education will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Meet the Missouri Standards for the Preparation of Educators (MoSPE) at the introductory level or above.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of instructional materials and their development.
  • Produce and implement authentic student assessments.
  • Disaggregate assessment data for improved student learning and performance in the 3 primary domains of learning; cognitive, psychomotor, and affective.
  • Learn methods and techniques for teaching CTE students, including exceptional children.
  • Become effective CTE classroom and laboratory managers.
  • Assist CTE students prepare for college and/or career readiness.

Occupational Education, BS (43-249) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 78-79 Sem. Hours

Teaching Specialty Area: 40 Sem. Hours

Skilled Technical Sciences, Health Sciences, or technical training content area or other approved technical electives. EDFL 2240  must be taught by a state-approved two-year or fouryear institution. CTE 4110 , CTE 4140 , CTE 4145 , CTE 4150 , and CTE 4160  must be taught by a state-approved four-year institution.

General Education Requirement: 31 Sem. Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. Some majors require additional hours due to required coursework. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 10-11 Sem. Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours

10Competency 10 course

NOTE: CTE 2000  and CTE 3116  must be taken at UCM.

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