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Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education
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Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education

Total Credit Hours: 60


About Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education

The Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education (BS CTE) program aims to produce high-quality CTE educators who will possess technical expertise, pedagogical competencies and values to effectively teach 21st century skills, using culturally responsive teaching, to diverse learners.    The program conforms to the standards of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS-CTE).  As designed, the program provides students with the necessary tools to seek employment in K-12, trade and technical schools, community colleges, and in industry or business environments. This program offers students the opportunity to articulate an Associate Degree in any career and technical education field of study to GCC’s Bachelor of Science in CTE.  It also prepares students for CTE teaching certification with the Guam Educator Commission for Certification. 
 

Refer to the Advance CTE website for additional information on Career and Technical Education (www.careertech.org).  

 


General Education Requirements
English
Course # Course Name Credits
English (Choose 1)
EN110A Freshman Composition with Instructional Lab 4
EN110 Freshman Composition 3
Course Course Name Credits
EN111 Writing for Research 3
EN300  Writing for Educators 3
Mathematics
Course # Course Name Credits
MA115 (or higher) Fundamentals of College Algebra 3
MA151 Introductory Statistics 3
MA385 Applied Statistics 3
Literacy for Life Skills
Course # Course Name Credits
CO110 Critical Thinking for Civic Engagement 3
Humanities & Fine Arts
Course # Course Name Credits
ED265 Culture & Education in Guam 3
CO125 Introduction to Human Communication and Speech 3
General Education Requirements (Continued)
Natural & Physical Sciences (Choose one course and the corresponding lab from the following to meet the required 4 credits) **
Course # Course Name Credits
SI101/101L Introduction to Chemistry (3) & Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory (1) 4
SI103/103L Introduction to Marine Biology (3) & Introduction to Marine Biology Laboratory (1)
SI105/105L Introduction to Physical Geology (3) & Introduction to Physical Geology Laboratory (1)
SI110/110L Environmental Biology (3) & Environmental Biology Laboratory (1)
SI141 Applied Physics I
SI 150/150L Introduction to Microbiology (3) & Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory (1)
SI131/131L Human Anatomy & Physiology I (3) & Human Anatomy & Physiology I Laboratory (1)
SI132/132L Human Anatomy & Physiology II (3) & Human Anatomy & Physiology II Laboratory (1)
**The exception to this would be SI141 which does not include a laboratory requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Course # Course Name Credits
PY120 General Psychology 3
PY325 Work Ethic in Career and Technical Fields 3
Minimum General Education Requirements 37
Major Requirements
Course Course Name Credits

 
CTE Area of Study 40
ED150 Introduction to Teaching  3
ED220 Human Growth & Development   3
ED300 Principles of Adult Teaching & Learning 3
CTE299A Praxis I Review Part A        2
CTE299B Praxis I Review Part B 1
CTE300 Foundations of Career and Technical Education 3
CTE310 CTE Methods of Teaching I: Planning and Preparation 3
CTE320 Classroom and CTE Laboratory Management 3
CTE330 Educational Technology  3
CTE340 CTE Methods of Teaching II: Instructional Delivery  3
CTE350 Assessment and Grading 3
CTE400 CTE Program Management & Leadership 3
CTE410 CTE Methods of Teaching III: 21st Century Teaching Methodology 3
CTE492 Student Teaching/Practicum 12
CTE498 Praxis III Review   2
CTE499 Applied Research: CTE Capstone 3
Program Total 130

*For students holding an Associate’s or a Bachelor’s degree in a CTE field of study and have transferred in at least 52 college credits in their respective CTE field and some General Education requirements. Each student situation will differ.

2021-2022 College Catalog

 
Effective fall Semester 2003, several academic policy changes were implemented to ensure that students are adequately prepared to meet business and industry standards. All Undeclared or newly Declared Students enrolled in regularly scheduled postsecondary courses must be enrolled in or have completed EN110 Freshman Composition general education requirement by the time they have enrolled in 12 credits of classes. They must also enroll in or have completed MA110A Finite Mathematics (or higher) general education requirement by the time they have enrolled in 15 credits. This means that students may take only nine to eleven (9-11) credits before they must begin meeting the general education requirements. All declared students in the Bachelor’s Degree program are required to successfully complete minimum standardized general education course requirements. For more information, refer to the Admissions Information and General Education Policy section of this catalog.

All candidates for a Bachelor’s Degree at the College must meet the general requirements listed above. Course requirements may identify Prerequisite that must be completed with a passing grade. Prerequisite course credit is not counted as credit earned towards the program unless it is a Bachelor’s Degree core course requirement.

2021-2022 College Catalog
 


Program of Study: For High School Graduates

 
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
EN___ English Requirement 3-4 EN111 Writing for Research 3
MA115 Fundamentals of College Algebra 3 MA151 Introductory Statistics 3

 
CTE Specialization 3
 
CTE Specialization 3
ED265 Culture & Education in Guam 3 SI___ Natural & Physical Science Theory 3

 
CTE Specialization 3 SI___L Natural & Physical Science Lab 1

 

 

 

 
CTE Specialization 3
Total 15-16   Total 16
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
CO110 Critical Thinking for Civic Engagement 3 PY120 General Psychology 3
ED150 Introduction to Teaching  3 EN125 Introduction to Human Communication and Speech 3
ED220 Human Growth & Development   3
 
CTE Specialization 3

 
CTE Specialization 3
 
CTE Specialization 3

 
CTE Specialization 3
 
CTE Specialization 3
  Total 15   Total 15
SUMMER: CTE299A & CTE299B: Praxis IA & IB Course Review and Testing  - 3 Credits
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
      PY325 Work Ethic in Career and Technical Fields 3
CTE310 CTE Methods of Teaching I: Planning and Preparation 3 CTE340 CTE Methods of Teaching II: Instructional Delivery  3
CTE320 Classroom and CTE Laboratory Management 3 CTE350 Assessment and Grading 3
CTE330 Educational Technology 3 CTE400 CTE Program Management & Leadership 3

 
CTE Specialization 3 CTE410 CTE Methods of Teaching III: 21st Century Teaching Methodology 3
  Total 15   Total 15
SUMMER: CTE498: Praxis III Course Review and Testing  - 2 Credits
Year 4
Semester 7 Semester 8
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
EN300 Writing for Educators 3 CTE492 Student Teaching/Practicum 12
MA385 Applied Statistics 3
 
CTE Specialization 4
CTE499 Applied Research: CTE Capstone 3      

 
CTE Specialization 3
 

 

 

 
CTE Specialization 3
 

 

 
  Total 15   Total 19
 Program Total 130
 
For students holding an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree in a CTE field of study

 
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
ED150 Introduction to Teaching 3 EN111 Writing for Research 3
MA115 College Algebra 3 MA151 Introduction to Statistics 3
CO110 Critical Thinking for Civic Engagement 3 EN125 Introduction to Human Communication and Speech 3
ED220 Human Growth and Development 3 PY120 General Psychology 3
ED265 Culture and Education on Guam 3
 

 

 
Total 15   Total 12
SUMMER: CTE299A & CTE299B: Praxis IA & IB Course Review and Testing  - 3 Credits
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
CTE300 Foundations of Career and Technical Education 3 CTE340 CTE Methods of Teaching II: Instructional Delivery 3
CTE310 CTE Methods of Teaching I: Planning and Preparation 3 CTE350 Assessment and Grading 3
CTE320 Classroom and CTE Laboratory Management 3 CTE400 CTE Program Management & Leadership 3
CTE330 Educational Technology 3 CTE410 CTE Methods of Teaching III: 21st Century Teaching Methodology 3

 

 

 
PY325 Work Ethic in Career and Technical Fields 3
  Total 12   Total 15
SUMMER: CTE498: Praxis III Course Review and Testing  - 2 Credits
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
CTE499 Applied Research: CTE Capstone 3 CTE492 Student Teaching/Practicum 12
EN300 Writing for Educators 3
 

 

 
MA385 Applied Statistics 3
 

 

 
     
 

 

 
  Total 12   Total 12
 Program Total 127*

*For students holding an Associate’s or a Bachelor’s degree in a CTE field of study and have transferred in at least 52 college credits in their respective CTE field and some General Education requirements. Each student's situation will differ.

2020-2021 College Catalog



Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the BS in Career and Technical Education, students will be able to:

 

  1. Create an engaging classroom environment aligned to the needs of diverse learners.
  2. Plan, develop, and deliver a curriculum that is based on rigorous and relevant expectations and culturally relevant teaching methodology.
  3. Integrate into instruction effective and research-based teaching and learning principles embedded with best assessment practices and use of technology.
  4. Apply leadership and ethical principles in the implementation and management of CTE programs.



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