Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction

Technology Education

Welcome to the technology education program at Central Washington University.  The Technology Education major leads to a Bachelor of Science degree that allows candidates to teach exploratory Technology Education (STEM) at the junior or senior high level.

Technology refers to the diverse collection of processes and knowledge that people use to extend human abilities and to satisfy human needs and wants. Technological literacy is the ability to use, manage, assess, and understand technology.

Technology Education Program Outcomes

1. Students will demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.

2. Students will be able to demonstrate effective planning, preparation, and delivery of  technology education lessons and plans.

3. Students will acquire knowledge of the components of the design world, with competence in at least one area.

4. Students will demonstrate, practice, and use safety and safety principles as used currently in industry and public schools.

5. Students will demonstrate familiarity with the concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historic  trends in vocational education/Career & Technology Ed. (CTE). 

6. Students will be committed to ongoing personal and professional development via participation in  club activities and professional memberships.