Career and Technical Education

Departmental Website

http://www.eiu.edu/tech/

Overview

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION W/BUSINESS EDUCATION (CTEB)
Students who graduate with an emphasis in Business Education are prepared and certified to teach classes in accounting, basic/general business, and information systems. Examples of courses include business law, economics, consumer education, management, computer applications, Web page design, and communications. Business education students receive endorsements in all possible business areas except computer programming.

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION W/TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (CTET)
Students who graduate with an emphasis in Technology Education are prepared and certified to teach classes in communication technology, production technology, transportation technology, and energy utilization technology. More familiar course titles might include electronics, computer technology, printing, desktop publishing, drafting, building construction, and manufacturing. There is an extreme need in Illinois and across the country for technology education teachers.

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION W/FAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCES EDUCATION (CTEF)
Students who graduate with an emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences are prepared and certified to teach classes in human development/child development; interpersonal and family relationships and parenting; consumer and resource management; housing, interior furnishings, and living environments; food and nutrition, food service, and hospitality; and clothing, textiles, and fashion.

Concentrations

Business Education Emphasis, Family and Consumer Sciences Emphasis, Technology Education Emphasis

Departmental Honors Program

Yes

Graduate Degree Opportunities After Graduation

M.S. in Technology Career and Technical Education concentration

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=32&poid=4699

Typical Starting Positions

Private and Public Schools
Middle Schools
High Schools

Study Abroad Opportunities

http://abroad.eiu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=22305, http://abroad.eiu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=22310, http://abroad.eiu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=33040, http://abroad.eiu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=33128

Student Professional Organizations

Pi Omega Pi
Technology Education Club
Epsilon Pi Tau
Phi Beta Lambda
Students Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Faculty Listing

https://www.eiu.edu/cte/faculty.php

Career and Technical Education, Klehm Hall 1120
Contact Name: Dr. Jerry Cloward, Career and Technical Education Program Coordinator
Contact Email: jcloward@eiu.edu
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/tech/