Education Studies, Concentration in Skilled and Technical Sciences: 120 credits

Bachelor of Science

Program Requirements

Candidates are expected to complete all requirements associated with the Bachelor of Science in Education Studies with a concentration in Skilled and Technical Sciences. Candidates must register for and complete EDU 102 E-folio as an initial course in the program. This course is a prerequisite for all other education courses. The grade of C- is the minimum grade accepted for all College of Education and Liberal Arts core courses (ECE, EDU, RDG, and EPY). 

Parallel Curriculum

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Education Studies, Skilled and Technical Sciences is the same as for the Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education.

General Education Requirements (42 credits)

EDU 102 E-Folio

CTA 206 Computer Applications


CTA 210 Intro to Technology


FYE 101 First Year Experience Seminar


ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

ENG 320 Advanced Composition


Course in technical writing

MAT 201 Mathematics for Teachers I

MAT 202 Mathematics for Teachers II

HUM 360 Human World Views: 3500 BCE – 1650 CE

HUM 361 Human World Views: 1650 CE - present

Natural Science Elective

PHI 100 Introduction to Critical Thinking

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

History Elective


Political Science Elective


BBM 201 Principles of Management


BBM 319 Business Ethics


DSN 110 Fundamentals of Drawing


ECO 105 Fundamentals of Economics


ENG 360 Creative Writing


ENG 310 Research Writing


Fine Arts Elective


Foreign Language Elective


Literature Elective


Music Elective


Philosophy Elective


Citizenship Elective

FYE 101: for students entering with less than 15 credits

Education Electives (12 credits)

Education Core (48 credits)

EDC 400 Educational Psychology

EDC 401 Career and Technical Education Instructional Technology

EDC 402 Career and Technical Education Advanced Curriculum Design

EDC 403 History and Regulations of Career and Technical Education

EDC 404 Career and Technical Education Guidance Practices

EDC 405 Career and Technical Education: Community and Business Relations

EDC 406 Career and Technical Education: Assessment and Course Construction

EDC 407 Career and Technical Student Organizations

EDC 410 Multicultural Education

EDC 411 Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education I

EDC 412 Career and Technical Education Classroom Management

EDC 413 Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education II

EDC 414 Student Testing and Evaluation

EDU 307 Instructional Strategies in Middle Level Education

EDU 314 Instructional Strategies in Elementary Education

EPY 402 Learning Differences and Assessment of Exceptional Children

Candidate should verify through the Department of Education which Education Core courses are required for them to receive an Initial Delaware Teacher Certification.

Capstone Project (6 credits)

EDC 420 Capstone Project for Career and Technical Education

Free Electives (12 credits)

Electives that may be approved by Program Coordinator:

  • NOCTI Competency Exam in specific career area up to 18 credits
  • Appropriate trade school courses up to 18 credits
  • Appropriate manufacturers’ service school courses up to 12 credits
  • DOE approved apprenticeship, military, or trade school/extension
  • DOE approved industry certification (ASE)
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research Instructor Certification Course
  • DOE approved instructor’s certification course(s)
  • DOE approved test-based Professional Municipal License
  • DOE approved test-based Professional Municipal License Preparation Course
  • Post-secondary courses in the occupational area to be taught

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2022 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.