Career and Technical Education

Department: Secondary & Middle School Education (K-12 & 6-12)

Chairperson: Mary Grace Bator

Faculty:Patrice Boyles, Marsha Phelps, Kelvin Gilchrist, Peter Linden

Degree(s)/Certification(s):
B.S. Ed. in Career and Technical Education – Business Education Option
B.S. Ed. in Career and Technical Education – Family and Consumer Sciences Option
B.S. Ed. in Career and Technical Education – Industrial Technology Education Option
+ State of Illinois Type 09 Certificate (6-12)

Content Designations:
BE
FCS
IT
T&ED

The Career & Technical Education program leads to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Education. Students who purse the degree may follow one of the following three options: Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, or Industrial Technology Education. Program completers for each of the three options are prepared to teach career and technical subjects in middle and high schools. Each option qualifies candidates for an Initial Type 09 Illinois High School Certificate as well as also a middle school endorsement for Grades 6-8. Teacher certification for each option requires successful completion of the Illinois Certification Tests of Basic Skills, Content Area Test (for the specific content area), and Assessment of Professional Teaching (Secondary 6-12) Test.

General Requirements

  • Students are responsible for meeting the program and College requirements in effect at the time they officially register in a teacher education program leading to certification at Chicago State University, regardless of when they were admitted to the university.
  • Admission to the program is contingent upon good academic standing and acceptance by the department.
  • Admission to the College of Education is required prior to registration in any professional education courses other than ED 1520, 2000; PSYC 2020; and SED 4301.
  • A one credit hour review course for the Illinois Teacher Certification Test in Elementary/Middle Grades (K-9) is strongly encouraged before applying for student teaching.
  • All student teachers will demonstrate they have met the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards, including mastery of the content knowledge as evidenced by a passing score on the Illinois Certification Content Area Test. Students must submit proof of passing the certification test to the Office of Field Placement before they will be allowed to apply to student teach. In addition, all candidates must pass the Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) certification test (Secondary 6-12) before completing student teaching.
  • All degree requirements must be completed within six years.

Note: Candidates must abide by all College policies stated in this catalog, unless exceptions or adherence to higher expectations are noted in program documentation.

Business Education (BE) Option

The Business Education option prepares students to teach business, marketing and computer subjects in middle and secondary schools. The BE program is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education. Candidates who complete the program qualify for an Illinois Type 09 High School Teacher Certificate in Business, Marketing and Computer Education as well as a middle school endorsement for grades 6-8.

General Course Requirements for the Business Education Option

Completion of 128-129 credit hours of work consisting of the following:

  • 42 hours in general education;
  • 41-42 hours in business education;
  • 17 hours in technology education; and
  • 28 hours in professional education.

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Education Option

The Family and Consumer Sciences option prepares students to teach apparels and textiles, family relations, living environments, nutrition and wellness, and human and child development subjects in grades 6-12. The FCS program is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education. The program qualifies candidates for an Illinois Type 09 High School Teacher Certificate in Family and Consumer Sciences Education as well as a middle school endorsement for grades 6-8.

General Course Requirements for Family and Consumer Sciences Option

Completion of 121 credit hours of work consisting of the following:

  • 45 hours in general education;
  • 30 hours in family and consumer sciences core;
  • 9 hours in family and consumer sciences concentration;
  • 12 hours in technology education; and
  • 25 hours in professional education.

Industrial Technology (IT) Education Option

The Industrial Technology Education option prepares students to teach communication, energy utilization, production, and transportation subjects in grades 6 -12. The IT program is accredited by Illinois State Board of Education and by the International Technology Education Association/Council on Technology Teacher Education (ITEA/CCTE). The program qualifies candidates for an Illinois Type 09 High School Teacher Certificate in Technology Education as well as a middle school endorsement for grades 6-8.

General Course Requirements for Industrial Technology Education Option

Students are required to complete 127 credit hours of work consisting of the following:

  • 39 hours in general education;
  • 21 hours in industrial technology education;
  • 9 hours in industrial technology concentration.
  • 30 hours in technology education; and
  • 28 hours in professional education.

Specific Requirements (All Options)

General Education / 39 - 45 credit hours

Composition / 6 credit hours

ENG 1270 and 1280

Humanities / 3 - 6 credit hours

CMAT 1130/113 + (ART 3110/200 in BE and IT)

Foreign Languages / 6 credit hours in a single foreign language

Natural Sciences / 6 - 9 credit hours, at least one course must be a laboratory course.

PH S 1080; BIOL 1070 or 1080 + (CHEM 1050 in FCS)

Social Sciences / 9 - 15 credit hours

HIST 1300 or 1310 or POL 1010; PSYC 1100 and 2040 + (ECON 1010, 1020 in BE)

Mathematics / 3 - 6 credit hours

MATH 1200 + (MATH 1210 in IT)

Physical Education /1-3 credit hours

Technology Core / 6 credit hours

ED 4312; T&ED 4330

Professional Education / 28 credit hours

ED 1520, 2000; PSYC 2020; S ED 4301, 4303*; ED 5500*; READ 4100*; TED 4630*, 4391*; TE/BE 4750*

* Restricted to students admitted to the College of Education.

Area of Concentration / 41 - 59 credit hours

Business Education:

ACCT 2110, 2111 and 2291; BE 3211, 3301, 4302 or T&ED 2209, 4307, 4310, 4313, 4320 and 4350; IT 2233; IS 3320, IS 3325; and T&ED 1109, 2215, 5315, 4330, 4347.

Family Consumer Sciences:

ANTH 3230; ART 2500; ECON 2140; FCS 1150; H SC 2190; BE 4312, 4320; T&ED 2215, PSY 3300; SOC 2300 + 9 credit hours in a concentration:

  • Apparels and Textiles: ART 3500, 6 credit hours of elective apparels courses offered at partnering institution and selected with advisor’s approval or T&ED 3390 (6 credit hours).
  • Family Relations: ECH 4002; PSYC 3280, 3320
  • Living Environments: FCS 2150; IT 4368 and T&ED 3390.
  • Nutrition and Wellness: ECH 4170; H PR 1200 or H SC 2220; 3 credit-hour elective culinary arts course offered at partnering institution and selected with advisor’s approval or T&ED 3390 (3 credit hours).
  • Human and Child Development: ECH 4002, 4304 and 4170.

Industrial Technology:

IT 1111, 1142, 1172 or 4379, 2233, 2250 or 2266, 2272, 4333; T&ED 2291, 4346, 4347, 4381, 4383, 4384, 4385 and 4398 + 9 credit hours in a concentration:

  • Communication
  • Energy Utilization
  • Production
  • Transportation

Optional Coursework for Computer Networking Certificate / 6 credit hours

IT 4334 and 4344

Supportive Course

BE/FCS/IT 3092

Information Technology Certificate / 18 hours

Students in the certificate program can pursue the certificate separately or as a part of the degree program in Industrial Technology Education. Courses are offered so that those who pursue the certificate can complete it in one year. The certificate program consists of five required courses plus one elective course. The concentration of the certificate is on network computing courses. The certificate is designed to prepare students to test for at least three of the highly respected industrial certification examinations. These certificates are 1) A+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and either Network + or Wireless.

Certificate Requirements

  1. Pass all five required courses.
  2. Pass at least one elective course that can be chosen from two possible courses.
  3. Register for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination within two months after finishing all four CCNA courses.
  4. Obtain the A+ Certificate within two months from finishing the A+ course.
  5. Obtain either Network+ or Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP).

The CSU Information Technology Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of all above items.

The curriculum of this certificate program is designed to provide seamless transition between: 1) the undergraduate Industrial Technology program if the student starts/finishes the undergraduate certificate requirements*, 2) The master’s program in Technology and Education program if the student starts/finishes the post-baccalaureate undergraduate certificate requirements**.

Required Courses

IT 2220/5220, IT 2233, IT 4333/5333, IT 4334/5334, 4344/5344.

Elective Courses

T&Ed 4445/5445, IT 2350/5350

* All CSU undergraduate/graduate admission requirements apply whenever a student decides to join any other program at CSU.

** The graduate level courses -5xxx-are used for the post-baccalaureate certificate.

Business Education (BE) Course Offerings

3092 ILLINOIS BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER CERTIFICATION REVIEW (1)

Prerequisite: Course will be taken prior to student teaching. Course is restricted to students currently enrolled in the program and CSU program completers.

Review of business education theory and practice in preparation for the State Teacher Certification Examination. Credit does not count toward graduation.

3211/211 MANAGEMENT FOR BUS ED TEACHERS (3)

Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of department.

Management principles, operations, theories, and decisions in the secondary education curriculum. Prepares BE teachers to utilize business and school resources in producing goods and services and to apply ethical considerations in education to issues confronted in national and international business environments.

3301/301 PRINCIPLES OF WORD PROCESSING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisite: T&ED 1109, or consent of the department.

Overview of office equipment technology. Improvement of keyboarding, special key operations, speed, accuracy, editing, language skills, proofreading, formatting, and production.

Specialized development of worksheet commands, expanding and modifying the spreadsheet as a database. (Taught on IBM compatible computers.)

4302/302 ADVANCED WORD PROCESSING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisite: BE 3301.

Specialized instructions in formatting, editing, proofreading, and language skills to produce error free copy in an office simulation.

4307/307 ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR TEACHERS (3)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of the department.

Principles, methods, and aspects of starting, developing, and managing a new enterprise.

4310/310 SALES (3)

Prerequisite: MKTG 3110 or consent of the department.

Principles, techniques, and processes for selling. The course also includes sales demonstrations and strategies of teaching sales.

4312/312 CONSUMER LAW (3)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of the department.

Consumer law which will be of use to students in their everyday lives.

4313/313 MARKETING FOR BUS ED TEACHERS (3)

Prerequisite: BE 3211

Marketing principles and theories as these relate to utilizing business and school resources to produce varied goods and services for diverse populations. Considerations pertaining to issues in national and international business environments, such as ethics, will also be correlated in relevant ways to the education field as applicable to both middle and secondary school settings.

4320/320 CONSUMER EDUCATION (3)

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

A study of the changing role of consumers, consumption of goods and services, and planning for the future. Issues and problems examined from the point of view of business, government, agriculture, and consumer.

4343/343 PRINCIPLES OF DATABASE /4 LECTURE AND LABORATORY (3)

Prerequisite: T&ED 1109 or consent of the department.

Development of basic skills of using commands, defining entering, editing, and exiting database. (Taught on IBM compatible computers.)

4344/344 ADVANCED DATABASE /4 LECTURE AND LABORATORY (3)

Prerequisite: B E 4343 or consent of the department.

Creating and designing forms and reports in database program. Development of commands, subcommands and special keys in database. (Taught on IBM compatible computers.)

4350/350 OFFICE MANAGEMENT (3)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of the department.

Principles and practices in office administration and information management. Emphasis placed on human relations, material and equipment in the office environment.

4398/398 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BUSINESS EDUCATION (1-3)

Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of the department.

Problems that have a high degree of contemporary significance. Course may be repeated for credit under different topics.

4750/375 STUDENT TEACHING IN SECONDARY BUSINESS EDUCATION (6)

Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Education; completion of all other coursework in the approved program; a 2.5 grade point average in the area of specialization, in professional education, and in all coursework required in the approved program; and a passing score on the subject matter/content area certification test within the last five years.

Off campus placement in secondary schools in two or more grade levels. University and cooperating school supervision. Five full days including seminar for 16 weeks. No other courses may be taken during the semester of student teaching. Credit will not be given for both BE 293 and BE 4750.

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Course Offerings

1150/150 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES (3)

This course examines how individual, family, and societal factors interact as persons make judgments about what to do regarding a variety of family and consumer issues. The course will emphasize practical problems that individuals and families face daily and how these decisions are made regarding problems that also affect the larger community.

2150/250 INTERIOR DESIGN (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of Department/Approval of Academic Advisor.

Fundamentals of interior design. Focus on concepts and principles of color, line, space, and furnishings used in interior settings. Use aesthetics and place/time relationships in residential and commercial settings. Laboratory includes visualization and space analysis.

3092 ILLINOIS FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES CERTIFICATION REVIEW (1)

Prerequisite: Course may be taken prior to student teaching. Course is restricted to students currently enrolled in the program and CSU program completers.

Review of family and consumer sciences theory and practice in preparation for the State Teacher Certification Examination. Credit does not count toward graduation.

4750/375 STUDENT TEACHING IN FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES (6)

Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Education; completion of all other coursework in the approved program; a 2.5 GPA in the area of specialization, in professional education, and in all required coursework required in the approved program, including T&ED 4630, ELCF 5500; T&ED 2398; PSYCH 2020 and a passing score on the subject matter/content area certification test within the last five years. 

Off-campus placement in secondary schools in two or more grade levels. University and cooperating school supervision. Five full days per week including seminar for 16 weeks. No other courses may be taken during the semester of student teaching.

Industrial Technology Education (IT) Course Offerings

1111/111 BASIC TECHNICAL DRAWING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Basic techniques of multi-view drawing, use of drafting equipment and materials, drafting conventions, pictorial drawing and sketching, computer aided drafting. Designed for students specializing in Graphics and Electronics. Credit not given for both IT 1121 and IT 1111.

1121/121 TECHNICAL DRAWING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Fundamentals of multi-view drawing, use of drafting equipment and materials, drafting conventions, pictorial drawing and sketching, computer aided drafting. Additional course fee. Credit not given for both I T 121 and I T 111. IAI: EGR 941

1142/142 BASIC GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Basic design concepts and skills developed through solid theory, practical design tips, projects and creativity. Integrated coverage of manual and computerized design, layout, platemaking, stripping, offset lithography, binding and finishing. Credit not given for both IT 141 and IT 1142. Additional course fee.

1151/151 BASIC METALWORKING LECTURE AND LABORATORY/8 (4)

Prerequisite: IT 1121.

Basic concepts in metalworking. Experience in bench metal and sheet metal work, casting, forging, welding, drilling, sawing, turning, shaping, and milling. Making multi-view drawings of metal shop projects from given specifications. Additional course fee.

1161/161 BASIC WOODWORKING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /8 (4)

Prerequisite: IT 1121.

Study of wood and wood finishing and use of hand tools. Introduction to machine woodworking. Drawing wood shop projects. Additional course fee.

1164/164 BUILDING MAINTENANCE, REMODELING AND RENOVATION LECTURE AND LABORATORY /8 (4)

An introduction to proper building maintenance and principles of remodeling and renovation. Major emphasis will be placed on hands-on activity with tools and equipment. Additional course fee.

1172/172 ENERGY AND POWER TECHNOLOGY LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Exploration of energy sources. Analyses of processes of converting energy to power and power transmission techniques. Introduction to computer applications in energy and power determinations. Additional course fee.

2220 MANAGING AND MAINTAINING COMPUTERS (3)

Introduction to computer hardware and knowledge of computer hardware and software, various troubleshooting techniques and hands-on real-world experience. Study of microprocessors as well as their architecture, hardware design and hardware/software interrelations are used to solve case studies with practical applications. Obtain knowledge of computer operating systems, install, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot software problems through real-world, hand-on assignments with various operating systems. Credit will not be given for both IT 5220 and IT 2220. Additional course fee.

2221/221 MACHINE DRAFTING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1121; MATH 1200 or consent of the department.

Description and drawing of machinery and machine parts. Additional course fee.

2223/223 DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: MATH 1200; IT 2221 or consent of the department.

Graphical methods of solving problems of points, lines, planes, and surface relationships. Additional course fee.

2225/225 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: I T 1121 or consent of the department.

Drawing of plan arrangements, elevations and sections of small residential structures. Additional course fee.

2233/233 NETWORK CONFIGURATION I FOR EDUCATORS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Key concepts in building and configuring network devices. Course covers role played by each interconnected device. Course designed for those who deliver instruction.

2236/236 BASIC ELECTRONICS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1172 or consent of the department.

Advanced circuitry, tube and semiconductor circuitry, and fabrication.

2237/237 ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Principles of radio and television transmission, reception and repair. Testing and installation of components. Additional course fee.

2247/247 PHOTO-OFFSET PRINTING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1142/142 and consent of the department.

Photography, stripping, platemaking, offset press operation. Additional course fee.

2250/250 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Basic concepts in manufacturing through experiences in forming, separating, combining, and assembling as used in the production of manufactured goods. Additional course fee.

2255/255 MACHINE TOOLS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1151.

Machine metalworking operations. Additional course fee.

2260/260 MATERIALS AND PROCESSES LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Characteristics, utilization, and processing of industrial materials including woods, metals, plastics and synthetics. Composition and working qualities, types, grades, availability, and suitability of materials for varying purposes. Quality, prices, and control. Emphasis on shaping, forming, cutting, and finishing. Additional course fee.

2261/261 MACHINE WOODWORKING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Use of machines to reduce, cut, work, or shape wood products.

2262/262 CABINETMAKING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 2261.

Construction, finishing, and polishing of fine wood products. Additional course fee.

2272/272 POWER AND TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Power production and utilization in transportation systems. Emphasis on the design and service of devices utilized for transportation purposes and the related environmental impact. Additional course fee.

3092 ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION TEACHER CERTIFICATION REVIEW /15 (1)

Prerequisite: Course will be taken prior to student teaching. Course is restricted to students currently enrolled in the program and CSU program completers.

Review of industrial technology education theory and practice in preparation for the State Teacher Certification Examination. May not be counted for degree credit.

3220 COMPUTER SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES /4 (3)

Introduction to computer hardware and knowledge of computer hardware and software various troubleshooting techniques and hands-on real-world experience. Study of microprocessors as well as their architecture, hardware design and hardware/software interrelations are used to solve case studies with practical applications. Obtain knowledge of computer operating systems, install, manage, maintain, and take the A+ Certificate Exam. Credit will not be given for both IT 5220 and IT 3220 or 2220.

3279/279 SPECIAL TOPICS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION (1-9)

Alternative education problems that are current and significant in a modern society.

3320 COMPUTER SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES

Prerequisite: none

Introduction to computer hardware and knowledge of computer hardware and software various troubleshooting techniques and hands-on real-world experience. Study of microprocessors as well as the architecture, hardware design and hardware/software interrelations are used to solve case studies with practical applications. Obtain knowledge of computer operating systems, install, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot software problems through real-world hands on assignments with various operating systems. Course content is enough to take the A+ Certificate Exam. Credit will not be given for both IT5220 and IT3220.

3325 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS FOR TEACHERS (3)

Prerequisite: IT3220 or consent of the department.

A comprehensive study of the analysis, design, and implementation states of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Introduction to basic computer programming. Students will use computer to analyze problems, develop algorithms, design code and learn good programming techniques that could be implemented in a classroom setting.

4300/300 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (3)

Perspective: nature, scope, concepts, responsibilities. Productivity: objectives, planning, decision making, technological aspects. Structure: authority, power, analysis, personnel. Organizational Behavior: communication, motivation, leadership. Control: budget, audits.

4319/319 TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments, workshops, or independent study in the field of computer aided drafting. May be repeated for credit.

4320/320 PLANNING FOR CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION OF PROPERTY (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1121, 4328 or consent of the instructor.

Planning for property renovation and the processes involved in securing funds, choosing property, pricing property, drawing plans, choosing contractors, securing building permits, inspecting work in progress, payouts for completed work, selecting tenants, and researching problems involved in the renovation process.

4323/323 ADVANCED DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 2223.

Mongean and direct projection methods for solving engineering problems. Additional course fee.

4325/325 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS FOR AUTOMATION LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Theory and practice in design of functioning machines. Computer graphics. Drafting techniques for production with numerically controlled machines.

4326/326 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: I T 2225 or consent of the department.

Design of contemporary structures. Pencil, ink, and wash drawings. Additional course fee.

4327/327 EQUIPMENT AND FACILITY PLANNING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1121 or consent of the department.

Laboratory standards, planning, equipment layout and specifications, tool and material storage, and safety standards. Additional course fee. 

4328/328 COMPUTER ASSISTED DESIGN AND DRAFTING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1121 and concurrent enrollment in CPTR 1060 or consent of the department.

Study, demonstration and practice on CADD (Computer Assisted Design and Drafting Systems). Computer graphics concepts. Additional course fee.

4329/329 TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN DRAFTING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments, workshops, or independent study in the field of drafting. May be repeated for credit.

4331/331 BASIC DIGITAL ELECTRONICS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

This course covers basic digital electronics leading to a good foundation for the study of microprocessors and computers. Basic studies covering the basic logic gates, binary numbering systems and binary arithmetic utilizing logic hardware for experimentation in the laboratory. Additional course fee.

4333/333 NETWORK CONFIGURATION II FOR EDUCATORS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 2333

Techniques of managing, documenting and configuring interconnected networks and securing information about various network devices. Course designed for those who deliver instruction.

4334/334 NETWORKING PRACTICUM I FOR EDUCATORS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 4333

Practical applications in designing and configuring Local Area Networks (LAN); major project required. Course designed for those who deliver instruction.

4335/335 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments in electrical and electronic devices and circuits. Designed for advanced students, journeymen, and vocational teachers.

4339/339 TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN ELECTRONICS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments, workshops, or independent study in the field of electronics. May be repeated for credit.

4341/341 GRAPHIC DESIGN LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 1142 and consent of the department.

Basic design, layout, typography, and copy preparation. Techniques of printing and basic photography. Additional course fee.

4344/344 NETWORKING PRACTICUM II FOR EDUCATORS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Practical applications in designing and configuring Wide Area Networks (WAN); major project required. Course designed for those who deliver instruction.

4345/345 ADVANCED GRAPHIC ARTS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Recent developments in the field of graphics.

4348/348 ADVANCED COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAFTING /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 4328 or equivalent.

Advanced CAD concepts using AUTCAD software. Higher level entity input and editing, customizing, and 3-D modeling. Additional course fee.

4300/300 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (3)

Perspective: nature, scope, concepts, responsibilities. Productivity: objectives, planning, decision making, technological aspects. Structure: authority, power, analysis, personnel. Organizational Behavior: communication, motivation, leadership. Control: budget, audits.

4349/349 TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN GRAPHICS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments, workshops, or independent study in the field of graphics arts. May be repeated for credit.

4350 WIRELESS NEWWORKS SECURITY AND DESIGN (3)

Necessary knowledge on wireless networks types and technologies, configuration procedures, threats, and security algorithms and protocols. Necessary skills needed to understand the challenges of implementing wireless networks in home and work environments. Credit will not be given for both IT 2350 and IT 5350.

4352/352 COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING /6 (3)

Prerequisite: IT 2250 and 4328

A study of the computer integrated manufacturing process as it relates to product planning, production engineering, automation technology, computer-assisted manufacturing, numerical control technology, robotics, and factories of the future.

4355/355 ADVANCED METALWORKING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: IT 1151 and CHEM 1550, or consent of the department.

Continuation of metalworking on an advanced level.

4359/359 TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN METALS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments, workshops, or independent study in the field of metals. May be repeated for credit.

4375/375 ADVANCED AUTO MECHANICS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18(1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Thermal, electrical, and mechanical principles of the automobile. Emphasis on the power plant.

4379/379 TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN POWER LECTURE AND LABORATORY /2-18 (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Recent developments, workshops, or independent study in the field of power. May be repeated for credit.

4385/385 INTRODUCTION TO QUALITY CONTROL (3)

Techniques for controlling the quality of products or services and improving quality through process control. Projects involving design of quality systems.

Technology and Education (T&ED) Course Offerings

(Note: BE, FCS, and ITE program curricula draw from the following T&ED Courses)

1109/109 BEGINNING KEYBOARDING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (2)

Keyboarding by touch. Focus on speed and accuracy. Formatting basic documents using word processing software applications. Credit will not be given for both BE 109 and T&ED 1109. Additional course fee.

2120/120 COMPUTER TECHNIQUES FOR EDUCATORS /LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

A technical laboratory-based course designed to develop basic computer-related skills among educators including managing computer files, keyboarding by touch, maneuvering on the Internet, using productivity software and troubleshooting common software and hardware problems. Credit given for only one of the following: T&ED 2120; T&ED 1109, ED 4312 or BE 109.

2209/209 ADVANCED KEYBOARDING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (2)

Prerequisite: T&ED 1109.

Formatting documents using word processing software applications. Theory, speed and accuracy.

2215/215 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS (3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the mathematics qualifying examination.

Principles of mathematics and applications to practical business situations. Conceptual understanding and skill developments in areas of fundamental mathematical processes, business-related transactions, consumer- and employment-related situations, and advanced business applications. Credit will not be given for both BE 215 and T&ED 2215.

2291/291 TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY (3)

Promises and problems of technology as related to humans and the environment. Writing emphasis course.

2392/392 DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHING AIDS LECTURE AND LABORATORY/ 6 (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Design, construction, use, and evaluation of teaching aids.

2398/398 FOUNDATIONS OF OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

History, objectives, educational principles, legislation, leadership, and practices of occupational education with emphasis on vocational education in the state of Illinois. Used as a trade certification course.

3244/244 DIGITAL PROCESSES LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

In-depth coverage of contemporary digital tools as they relate to using computers in production and reproduction processes. Topics include digital file management, hardware, and software applications,

graphics, and digital photography. Credit will not be given for both T&ED 3244 and either of the following: IT 3244 or IT 245. Additional course fee.

3300/330 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of department.

Application and hands-on experience related to business software using operating systems, and spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation applications. Credit will not be given for both BE 330 and T&ED 3300.

3346/346 PRESENTATIONS LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of department.

Techniques procedures and applications for designing and delivering electronic and Internet presentations. Emphasis on developing presentations for delivery of instruction in education, business and industrial settings.

3347/347 CYBERSPACE PUBLISHING LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Fundamentals for developing internet publications through the integration of text, graphics, photos, audio, video and animation, using publishing, design, and authoring tools and markup languages.

3354/354 SHOP MAINTENANCE LECTURE AND LABORATORY /6 (3)

Upkeep and care of school shop tools, equipment and machinery.

3381/381 DISTANT LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES LECTURE AND LABORATORY/4 (3)

Prerequisite: T&ED 2120 or 3346 with a minimum grade of C.

Strategies, tools, and techniques for designing and delivering instruction using distance education technologies.

3385/385 SUPERVISION OF INDUSTRIAL SAFETY (3)

History and growth of occupational safety; the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970; Workmen’s Compensation Insurance; accident records, injury rate, accident investigation, analysis and cost; safety program organization; specific industrial safety problems. Writing emphasis course.

3388/388 TECHNOLOGY, POLLUTION AND THE LAW (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

A study of modern technology as related to methods used to control pollution in our industries. A major focus will be placed on the role played by federal state, and local laws in controlling industrial pollution.

3389/389 SPECIAL TOPICS IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (1-3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Techniques of teaching new technological concepts or applications of technical education to new teaching situations.

3390/390 FIELD EXPERIENCE (1-9)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department.

Substantive study and activity planned by the student, university supervisor and field consultant. Supervised experience, discussions, and written reports. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits.

4315/315 BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of the department

Application of the fundamental processes of communication in business and professional simulations, such as conferences, job applications, interviews, reports and research papers. Writing emphasis course. Credit will not be given for both BE 315 and T&ED 5315 or Eng 2790.

4348/348 ADVANCED WEB PAGE DESIGN LECTURE AND LABORATORY /4 (3)

Prerequisite: T&ED 3347 or IT 347.

Advanced techniques for designing developing, redesigning and managing Web sites. 

4384/384 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF COOPERATIVE OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS (3)

Prerequisite: T & ED 2398, or consent of the department.

Theoretical concepts, curricular development, and administrative techniques in the operation of work experience career exploration programs. Used as a trade certification course.

4391/391 INTERNSHIP: TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION/FIELD (2)

Prerequisite: Admission to College of Education; T&ED 4630 (or concurrent enrollment).

Site-based experience in an educational setting. Thirty hours field experience. Credit given for only one of the following: T&ED 4391, T&ED 387, IT 387, or BE 340.

4392 DESIGNING TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTION (3)

Prerequisites: Consent of department.

Principles, strategies, and utilization of the instructional design process will be applied to the development of technology instruction. Focus of the course will be the design, development, facilitation, and evaluation of an original technology workshop presented on campus.

4393/393 CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP (3)

Industrial conference methods, purpose, advantages, limitations, techniques. Practice in planning, leading, evaluating and summarizing.

4394/394 OPERATION OF COOPERATIVE OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS (3)

Prerequisite: T ED 4384 or consent of the department.

Principles, problems and procedures of operating cooperative education programs in secondary and post-secondary educational settings. Focus on program operation in relation to implementing federal laws and state and local plans in Illinois. Used as a trade certification course.

4396/396 INDUSTRIAL SUPERVISION (3)

Problems, practices, and principles. Overview of organizational objectives through management of human resources. Communication, motivation, change initiating, discipline, delegation skills.

4445 NETWORK ADMINISTRATION TECHNOLOGIES (3)

The purpose and types of communication technologies that link people, products, and resources via electronic means; the benefits that each networking technology offers education, business and government organizations; and administration and implementation issues. This course prepares students for the (Network +) industrial certificate.

4630 METHODS OF TEACHING VOCATIONAL/OCCUPATIONAL SUBJECTS /FIELD (3)

Prerequisite or co-requisite: ED 5500; Admission to the College of Education

Methods and techniques for teaching vocational, occupational and applied technical subjects including agricultural education; business, management and marketing; health occupations; family and consumer science and industrial technology education. Thirty hours field experience. Used as trade certification course. Writing emphasis course. Credit given for only one of the following: T&ED 4630, BE 351, BE 352, and OE 395.

4750/375 STUDENT TEACHING IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (6)

Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Education; completion of all other coursework in the approved program; a 2.5 grade point average in the area of specialization, in professional education, and in all coursework required in the approved program; and a passing score on the subject matter/content area certification test within the last five years.

Off-campus placement in secondary schools in two or more grade levels. University and cooperating school supervision. Five full days including seminar for 16 weeks. No other courses may be taken during the semester of student teaching. Credit given only for one of the following: OCE 273, IT 370/G, T&ED 370/G, T&ED 5750.