Technology Education Minor

The minor in Technology Education is a collaborative program with Valley City State University. Dickinson State University provides the General Education, secondary professional education, and subject area major coursework, and Valley City State University provides the Technology Education minor coursework in an online format. Students completing the minor and other degree requirements will be graduates of Dickinson State University.

Courses are delivered online through Valley City State University. Labs are conducted face-to-face in a local secondary school’s technology classrooms by special arrangement on selected weekends and evenings.

Requirements

Courses

TECH 256Resources for Technology

2

TECH 256LResources for Technology Lab

1

STEM ED 306Inventions and Innovations - Technology Education for Children

2

STEM ED 306LInventions and Innovations - Technology Education for Children Lab

1

TECH 330Exploring Technology

2

TECH 330LExploring Technology Lab

1

STEM ED 331Innovation and Engineering Design

2

STEM ED 331LInnovation and Engineering Design Lab I

1

STEM ED 411STEM Curriculum and Methods

3

STEM ED 431Design for Engineering

2

STEM ED 431LDesign for Engineering Lab

1

STEM ED 450Engineering the Future

3

Select three credits from the following:

STEM ED 310Design, Technology, and Engineering for Elementary

2

STEM ED 310LDesign, Technology, and Engineering for Elementary Lab

1

STEM ED 342Building Math

3

STEM ED 355STEM Curriculum and Elementary Methods

3

TECH 3003D Modeling and Design

2

TECH 300L3D Modeling and Design Lab

1

TECH 371Technology Systems

2

TECH 371LTechnology Systems Lab

1

TECH 391Foundations of Technology

2

TECH 391LFoundations of Technology Lab

1

TECH 394Independent Study

1-3

TECH 416Innovations in Technology

2

TECH 416LInnovations in Technology Lab

1

TECH 456Intelligent Machines

2

TECH 456LIntelligent Machines Lab

1

TECH 478Technology Assessment

2

TECH 478LTechnology Assessment Lab

1

TECH 495Senior Problems

1-3

Total Credit Hours: 24

Courses in Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, Science, Instructional Technology, or Elementary Education may be included with approval of the advisor.