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(Archive) Workforce Education and Development (WF ED)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Workforce Education and Development (WF ED) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR KENNETH C. GRAY, in charge

This major leads to the B.S. degree and may also lead to certification as a vocational technical teacher, health occupations education teacher, and/or a coordinator of cooperative education, provided other requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education are met. The Industrial Training option does not lead to teacher certification.

To be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a vocational industrial education shop teacher or health occupations education teacher, a person must have sufficient employment experience beyond the learning period to establish competency in the occupation to be taught. Further interpretation of this requirement may be secured by contacting the Department of Adult Education, Instructional Systems, and Workforce Education and Development. (See also Teacher Education Programs.)

For the B.S. degree in Workforce Education and Development, a minimum of 127 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(3 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 84 credits
(This includes 3 credits of General Education GS courses.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 41 credits[18]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (38 credits)
ECON 014 GS(3), EDPSY 014(3), EDTHP 115(3), HD FS 216(3), WF ED 001(3), 101(1), 105(3), 323(3) (Sem: 3-6)
WF ED 445(3) (Sem: 3-8)
WF ED 106(3), 207W(3), 413(3), 441(2) (Sem: 5-8)
WF ED 442(2) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
EDTHP 411 DF(3) or 412 DF(3) (Sem: 3-6)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE OPTION: 43 credits

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS EDUCATION OPTION: 43 credits[18]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (34 credits)
WF ED 395C(24) (Sem: 5-8)
WF ED 495C(10) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in course work related to the student's field of study (Sem: 3-8)
(Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.)

INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION OPTION: 43 credits[18]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (34 credits)
WF ED 395A(24) (Sem: 5-8)
WF ED 495C(10) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits of course work related to the student's field of study (Sem: 3-8)
(Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.)

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING OPTION: 43 credits[18]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (34 credits)
WF ED 270(2) (Sem: 3-6)
WF ED 471(3) (Sem: 5-6)
WF ED 395D(24) (Sem: 5-8)
WF ED 495D(5) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in course work related to the student's field of study (Sem: 3-8)
(Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.)

OCCUPATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION OPTION: 43 credits[18]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (34 credits)
WF ED 395B(24) (Sem: 5-8)
WF ED 495C(10) (Sem: 7-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits in course work related to the student's field of study (Sem: 3-8)

[18] A grade of C or better per course is required for teacher certification.


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-06-033

Review Date: 6/3/99 (General Education Update)

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