The Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S. Ed.) Technology Education program at the University of Idaho prepares you to teach secondary-level students technology skills associated with construction, manufacturing, communications, transportation, power and energy. The program explores a variety of activities associated with human endeavors and focuses on developing problem-solving techniques that are useful in many careers, including teaching, business and industry.
As a student in the program, you will learn about such subjects as construction systems, computer-aided drafting, microcomputer applications and Web site design. The program also gives you the flexibility to specialize in the area of your particular interest.
The technology education degree is an option within the College of Education Career and Technical Education program. Other options within this program include:
- Business and marketing education
- Professional-technical education
Students receive hands-on training in a laboratory setting using tools and techniques that apply directly to the job setting. With personal guidance from our highly qualified faculty members, you will learn the most up-to-date technologies.
Business and Marketing Education
A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Education, with an emphasis in business and marketing education, prepares you to teach at the high school or postsecondary level, as well as in a corporate setting, in the subjects of marketing, finance, accounting, information technology, entrepreneurship and economics. You may also apply for Idaho secondary teacher certification with teaching endorsements in business technology education, marketing technology education, and economics.
The business and marketing education program focuses on the core areas of business critical to the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for success in the workforce. As a student in the program, you will develop a well-rounded business knowledge, with courses in management, marketing finance, accounting and computer technology. You will learn how to examine and teach business-related subjects from a variety of perspectives. You’ll develop skills for life, including the following highly marketable skills:
Strong communication skills
Accounting and financial skills
Human relation skills
Real work experience
Graduates of the program are certified to teach at the secondary level.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education is located on the Moscow, Idaho campus. This degree option is available only on the Moscow campus, but you will have the opportunity to student teach at a school located nearly anywhere in the U.S.