STEM and CTE Course Rotations

Option 1: Secondary STEM Education

CORE 12 hours Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 610 Research in Education (3) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 625 Issues in School, Community, and Family (3) Fall
Summer
EDUC 640 Supervision and Assessment of Teachers & Learners (3) Spring Summer
EDUC 657 Exceptionality, Diversity, and Difference (3) Fall Spring
REQUIRED 18 hours
TECH 675 Research and Assessment in Tech Ed (3) Spring
STEMED 650 Standards-Based Curriculum and Methods (3) Fall
STEMED 660 Design for Engineering (3) Fall
STEM ED 665 Invention and Innovation (3) Summer
STEMED 670 Design, Technology and Engineering for Elem (3) Spring
STEMED 680 Building Math (3) Summer
or
STEMED 682 Engineering the Future (3) Spring
ELECTIVES 3 hours
TECH 688 Safety and Management in the Tech Lab (3) Summer
EDUC 635 Technology for Learning (3) Spring
SPECIAL PROGRAM 3 hours
TECH 689 Research Application (1) Fall Spring Summer
TECH 698 Capstone (2) Fall Spring Summer


Option 2: Elementary STEM Education

CORE 12 hours
EDUC 610 Research in Education (3) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 625 Issues in School, Community, and Family (3) Fall
Summer
EDUC 640 Supervision and Assessment of Teachers & Learners (3) Spring Summer
EDUC 657 Exceptionality, Diversity, and Difference (3) Fall Spring
REQUIRED 15 hours
TECH 675 Research and Assessment in Tech Ed (3) Spring
STEMED 655 STEM Curriculum, and Methods, Elementary (3) Fall
STEMED 670 Design, Technology, and Engineering for Elem (3) Spring
STEMED 671 Inquiry Based Thematic Instruction (3) Fall
STEMED 680 Building Math (3) Summer
ELECTIVES 6 hours
TECH 688 Safety and Management in the Tech Lab (3) Summer
STEM ED 665 Invention and Innovation Summer
EDUC 635 Technology for Learning (3) Spring
SPECIAL PROGRAM 3 hours
TECH 689 Research Application (1) Fall Spring Summer
TECH 698 Capstone (2) Fall Spring Summer


Option 3: Career and Technical Education

CORE 12 hours
EDUC 610 Research in Education (3) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 625 Issues in School, Community, and Family (3) Fall
Summer
EDUC 640 Supervision and Assessment of Teachers & Learners (3) Spring Summer
EDUC 657 Exceptionality, Diversity, and Difference (3) Fall Spring
REQUIRED 15 hours
TECH 675 Research and Assessment in Tech Ed (3) Spring
TECH 651 Curriculum Development in CTE (3) Spring (even)
TECH 652 Instructional Strategies in CTE (3) Spring (odd)
TECH 653 Trends and Issues in CTE (3) Fall
TECH 654 Admin. And Management of CTE (3) Summer
ELECTIVES 6 hours
STEMED 680 Building Math (3) Summer
STEMED 682 Engineering the Future (3) Spring
STEMED 660 Design for Engineering (3) Fall
STEMED 665 Invention and Innovation (3) Summer
TECH 688 Safety and Management in the Tech Lab (3) Summer
EDUC 635 Technology for Learning (3) Spring
SPECIAL PROGRAM 3 hours
TECH 689 Research Application (1) Fall Spring Summer
TECH 698 Capstone (2) Fall Spring Summer

Office Information

Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Studies and Research
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone: 701.845.7303
Fax: 701.845.7190
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Library and Information Technologies
concentration contact:
Donna James - Library Director
Phone: 701.845.7275
Email: donna.james@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Technology Education
concentration contact:
Dr. Peder Gjovik - Department Chair
Phone: 701.845.7448
Email: peder.gjovik@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Teaching & Technology concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Elementary Education concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Language Learners concentration contact:
Dr. Joan Aus  
Phone: 701.845.7187 
Email: joan.aus@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Education concentration contact:
Dr. Greg Brister 
Phone: 701.845.7317 
Email:  greg.brister@vcsu.edu
Contact Information

Questions on Graduate Studies:
Misty Lindgren
Phone: 701.845.7303
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Office of Graduate Studies
Dr. James Boe - Director
Phone: 701.845.7304
Email: jim.boe@vcsu.edu

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