Technology Education, Bachelor of Science in Education
The Technology Education program prepares educators who are certified to teach in a middle or high school environment. Our curricula leads to a Bachelor of Science in Education or a Master of Science in Education. Housed in the new Kansas Technology Center (KTC), a modern, state of the art facility designed to prepare future teachers to utilize the latest in educational technologies to teach with and about technology. The Technology Education Program is proud of its students and the accomplishments of their local Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA) chapter. Most students choose to participate in TECA so they can take advantage of social and professional opportunities.
Profile of prospective majors: Interest in working with young people; varied technology interests; good work ethic; good mechanical aptitude; and competence in academic subjects- basic math, science, speech, and English; willingness to learn technical subjects, and "get hands dirty" in lab settings.
Approximate number of majors: 45
Approximate class sizes: Lecture: 32** Lab 32** (**Classes are team taught with two instructors. Student to teacher ratio is 16:1)
- Middle School Technology Education Teacher
- Senior High School Technology Education Teacher
- Technology Coordinators and Directors
Fast Facts and Highlights: Recognized as one of the leading Technology Education programs in the US; Near 100% placement of graduates over the last 10 years. The PSU TECA hosts the regional competitions during the Four-State Regional Technology Conference and is always one of the leading contenders. Has extensive equipment/facilities both in the lab and throughout the Kansas Technology Center. Faculty have received national recognition and received numerous awards.