May 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Career, Technical Education and Training, B.S.

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The B.S. in Career, Technical Education and Training prepares teachers for post-high school settings such as junior colleges, public and private technical colleges, and industrial training programs.

A student must obtain a minimum of 4,000 hours of appropriate work experience for provisional certification to teach career, technical and adult education courses in Wisconsin technical colleges.

Students must apply for admission to the education sequence. Candidates must hold a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75.

Articulation Agreement There is an approved articulation agreement for this program with all of the Wisconsin Technical Colleges. The articulation agreement covers all Associate of Applied Art and Associate of Applied Science programs.

Note: This program is designed to meet the requirements for licensure in the State of Wisconsin. If you reside outside of Wisconsin, please note that UW-Stout cannot confirm whether this program (or course) meets requirements for professional licensure in your state. Students from other states will need to contact their state regarding licensure requirements.  See the following website for additional information. 

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120-121 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Major Studies 80 credits  

Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Three credits must be selected from RES-A.

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

Complete 6 credits of global perspective (GLP) approved courses, including GLP-approved instructor-led study abroad courses, or complete a program of university-approved work or university-approved study abroad not led by UW-Stout instructors.

General Education (40 credits)

Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (10 credits)

Courses must be from the areas of analytic reasoning and natural sciences. At least one mathematics or statistics course and a natural science course with a lab are required.

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including art history/music & theater appreciation, creative/performing arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved Cross-disciplinary issues courses.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved social responsibility and ethical reasoning courses.

Selectives (3 credits)

Courses/credits may be selected from any category to meet the 40-credit requirement.

Major Studies (80 credits)

Technical (47 credits)

Because each student brings different qualifications as a result of prior training and experience, the student, with the assistance of the program director, will define all 47 technical credits in terms of student and job competency needs.


* Course content is mandated for Wisconsin Technical College System certification.

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