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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Vocational Teacher Preparation BS Degree - Health Careers Education (7-12) Major

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VTP - Health Careers Education 7-12 (79 cr)

The Health Careers Education major is designed for students with a health careers specialization.  The curriculum is intended to accommodate health career speicalists who have appropriate work experience and an associate degree, certificate, or diploma as required by state law in their respecitve health occupations specialty area.

B. Elective Requirements 0 cr

Emphasis is on courses that enhance the general education development and interests of the individual

D. Non-credit Requirements 0 cr

E. Content Area Specialization 36 cr

Common health career specializations are:

Dental Assisting
Dental Laboratory Technology
Emergency Medical Services
Medical Assisting
Medical Laboratory Assisting
Nurse’s Assisting
Practical Nursing

*All VTP pre-student teaching courses require 15 to 25 hours of embedded field experience.

**Eligibility for Student Teaching
Eligibility for student teaching for Vocational Teacher Preparation majors will be evaluated at the end of the semester or quarter preceding the student teaching assignment.  To be considered eligible, candidates must meet the following criteria:
1. A cumulative index of 2.50 or above.
2. Completion of the core requirements (excluding student teaching).
3. Completion of the cognate requirements.
4. Submission of required student teaching application forms to the appropriate office, with required documentation, by the specified deadline.

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