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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Education, BS

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About the Program

Every day, people with specialized knowledge share that knowledge with others, as teachers, trainers, consultants and more. With a national push to increase interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), you can help spread your knowledge too. By reaching students in middle school and high school, you will become a important part of the STEM education pipeline, providing inspiration to future STEM professionals as they are developing.

Technology Education Website

Degree Requirements

120 Credits Required

Technical Electives (12 credits)

  • Technical Electives6 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
  • Technical Electives6 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
  • Technical Electives6 - Credit Hours: 3.00 *
  • Technical Electives6- Credit Hours: 3.00 *

Professional Education Requirements (37 credits)

3.0 Prof Ed GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree, with each class at least a C- or higher, courses listed below plus the above TLI courses indicated with this symbol •

Other Departmental Requirements (34 credits)

Electives (4 credits)

Any non-remedial course offered for credit at the University not already required/being used on the plan of study.

University Core Requirements

  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:

For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


Additional Requirements

Click here for Technology Education Supplemental Information .

K-12 Integrated STEM Optional Concentration

Program Requirements

15 Credits

15 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

14 Credits

16 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

14 Credits

15 Credits

Fall 4th Year

15 Credits

16 Credits



● 3.0 Professional Education GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree, with at least a C- or higher.

* 2.5 Core GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.5 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Students must fulfill all Teacher Education Requirements 8. (See Supplemental Information)

32 credits of upper division courses (30000 level or higher) must be taken at Purdue University, West Lafayette.


Critical Course

The ♦ course is considered critical.

In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.  Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful.  These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”. 


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

The myPurduePlan powered by DegreeWorks is the knowledge source for specific requirements and completion.

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