B.S. in Workplace Training and Leadership - Career and Technical Teacher Education Option (WTL-CTE)

The Workplace Training and Leadership with a Career and Technical Teacher Education (WTL-CTE) option prepares persons for instructional responsibilities in career and technical education. The program includes content applicable to State of Idaho standards for Career and Technical educators. It emphasizes teaching career and technical subject areas in secondary and post-secondary institutions. 

The degree is comprised of WTL-CTE Program Core courses, WTL-CTE Recommend Elective courses, General Education courses, and Free Electives. The WTL-CTE Elective courses will be tailored to the individual’s degree plan to complement the student’s career choice and should be chosen in consultation with the WTL-CTE advisor. WTL-CTE Electives may include: Technical Specialization courses (from AAS, AS, certification, apprenticeship, ACE, or similar accredited occupational program), competency-based experience courses (CBE), and upper and some lower division courses (OLP and non-OLP coursework) complementary to the student’s career path. Other courses than those listed for WTL-CTE Recommended Electives will be considered in consultation with a WTL-CTE faculty member.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37
WTL-CTE Option Required Core Courses:
OLP 3331Theories and Models of Leadership3
CTE 4401Foundations of Career and Technical Education3
CTE 4402Analysis and Course Construction3
CTE 4403Methods of Teaching in Career and Technical Education3
CTE 4404Evaluation in Career and Technical Education3
OLP 4410Principles of Change3
OLP 4431Workplace Leadership3
CTE 4444Career Guidance in Career and Technical Education3
OLP 4450Principles of Adult Education3
CTE 4464Career and Technical Education Instructional Facilities Management3
CTE 4467Practicum: Student Teaching3
Total Credits33
WTL-CTE Option Recommended Electives:24
Students are to consult with their faculty advisors to choose 24 credits of courses that will complement their intended career.
Other courses than those listed below will be considered in consultation with a WTL-CTE faculty member.
CBE Eligible students may choose:
Competency-Based Equivalency I (12 credits)
Competency-Based Equivalency II (12 credits)
All students may choose:
Groups and Communication
Foundations of Leadership
Individual and Organizational Behavior
Learning Fundamentals
Instructional Technology in Human Resource Development
Professional Readings and Writing in Human Resource Development
Consulting Skills in Human Resource Development
Supervision and Organization of Career and Technical Student Organizations
Reframing Organizations
Employee Engagement and Motivation
Facilitating Adult Learning
Social Psychology
Learning and Behavior
Free Elective Courses26
The remaining 26 credits will be the students choice.

 Degree Totals

WTL-CTE Option Minimum Requirements:
General Education37
WTL-CTE Program Core33
WTL Recommended Electives24
Free Electives - Can include Technical Specialization courses26
Total Credits120

 Major Academic Plan (MAP)