National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Accredited
Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in this catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.
All teacher education programs include a clinical/field component. If you have been convicted of a felony, your criminal history record may impede your ability to complete this program and/or become a NYS certified teacher. Please review Buffalo State's Admission of Persons with Prior Felony Convictions Policy.
Completion of a Buffalo State Educator Preparation Program leads to a college recommendation for NYS Teacher Certification. Buffalo State cannot determine the acceptability of an Educator Preparation Program for licensure/certification in another U.S. state or territory. To access Buffalo State’s full Interstate Disclosure document, including a full list of education departments for other states, go to teachercertification.buffalostate.edu/teaching-other-states.
The technology education program prepares students to teach technology and the technological systems utilized in problem solving. The four systems emphasized are construction, manufacturing, communication, and transportation. The program is laboratory oriented, teaching the important role of engineering a product or service through selecting and systemizing knowledge for the solution of a problem. Graduates are recommended for an initial certificate to teach technology education in grades K–12.
Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours 33-39
Technology Major Requirements (33 credit hours)
TEC 101 TECHNICAL DRAWING 3
TED 123 PRINCIPLES OF MANUFACTURING 3
TEC 201 MATERIALS PROCESSING 3
TED 300 CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS 3
TEC 302 CAD/CAM (COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING/COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING) 3
TEC 311 MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TESTING 3
TEC 314 ELECTROMECHANICS 3
TEC 319 TECHNOLOGY AND VALUES 3
TED 349 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS 3
TED 361 TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS 3
Professional Sequence Requirements (27 credit hours)
CTE 301 FOUNDATIONS OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 302 CURRICULUM AND EVALUATION IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 303 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 311 CAREER MENTORING 3
CTE 402 ASSESSMENT IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 3
CTE 404 METHODS OF TEACHING CAREER AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS 3
CTE 421 CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 3
TED 450 STUDENT TEACHING IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION 6
TED 451 STUDENT TEACHING IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION II 6
Required in Other Fields
EDU 416 TEACHING LITERACY IN MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS 3
MAT 124 FUNCTIONS AND MODELING II 3
PHY 107 GENERAL PHYSICS I 4
SPF 303 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: MIDDLE AND SECONDARY EDUCATION 3
All College Electives
6-12 credit hours 6-12
Total Credit Hours 120
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