CE Instructor Training Associate in Science Degree

Division: Career Technical Education

Program Code: 1S42160
Financial Aid Eligible

The CE Instructor Training Associate in Science Degree (Career Education (CE; CTE) Teacher Training program) provides current and aspiring Career Education educators and students with course work to enhance their teaching expertise and to further their professional goals. Students completing this certificate will acquire highly useful technical skills, pedagogical expertise, and historical/contemporary knowledge of the increasingly significant Career Education opportunities in high schools, regional occupational, continuing, and higher education. To earn an Associate Degree, students must complete all graduation requirements to include (1) all major course requirements with a grade of C or better; (2) Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements; (3) the social justice, equity and sustainability and reading requirements; (4) any elective courses to complete a total of 60 units; and, (5) have a minimum GPA of 2.0. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, visit www.assist.org or visit the Transfer Center. This degree requires a total of 18-21 units in the major in addition to other graduation requirements.

Required Core: Complete nine units of CE Teacher Training coursework (9 units):
CE 201 CCE Teacher Training 1: Port.3
CE 202 CCE Teacher Training 2: Tech.3
CE 295 CCE Teacher Training 3: Prac.3
Complete or be in the process of completing a minimum of 9 units within a discipline that falls within a career education pathway or in consultation with the Department Chair of a CTE pathway (9 units). Please see the careers.cypresscollege.edu website for examples of career education programs and examples, below, of expertise areas. 9-12
Automotive Technology (12 units):
Intro to Automotive Technology4
Automotive Electrical I4
Automotive Electrical II4
Automotive Air Conditioning4
Aviation and Travel Careers (9-10 units):
Introduction to Travel Careers3
Private Pilot4
Airline Operations3
Passenger Services and Safety3
Hotel, Restaurant, Culinary Arts (9-11 units):
Intro to Hospitality Mgmt3
Sanitation and Safety2
Culinary Fundamentals I3
Culinary Fundamentals II3
Total Units18-21

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: New and aspiring Career Education (CE) faculty in a variety of Career Technical Education (CTE) programs will benefit from this 60-unit Associate in Science Degree. (CTE TOP-coded programs include but are not limited to Business, Computer Information Systems, Career Technical Education, Health Science, and some Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Science/Engineering/Math). Nine of the 18 units include equity-minded teaching and pedagogy, instructional technologies, distance education, and a practicum, for career entry into teaching positions and for professional development.