Professional Technical Education & Instructional Design

Professional Technical Education and Instructional Design

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS)

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Professional Technical Teacher Education & Instructional Design (called “Teach Tech” for short) is a 90-credit program that offers industry professionals a pathway to becoming a skilled technical education/workforce teacher.

The program is intended for students who (1) have completed a two-year associate of applied science-transfer (AAS-T) degree or another approved associate-transfer degree and; (2) have at least two years of industry specific work experience. The program emphasizes upper-division coursework that focuses on the complexities of the adult learner, the role of community colleges in society, and issues of equity. Students will learn how to shift their focus from teaching purely for content mastery to student-centered learning and leadership.

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Credits
Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS) Full Time: 6
Part Time: 11
180.0 includes credits transferred in

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

Courses taken a part of transfer degree can be used to meet requirements below

Course Course ID Credits Availability

can be used to meet Electives requirement

English 101 is a college-level course that emphasizes academic writing and major strategies of reading and writing analytically. Writing assignments focus on engaging with and responding to a variety of texts. Instruction encourages students to develop, through revision and reflection, as readers, writers, and critical thinkers. Prereq: Students must earn at least a 3.0 in ENGL 098 for placement into ENGL&101. Online courses: Online fee; email instructor and read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcomeletter Find your instructors' email at http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory Some sections of ENGL&101 are linked to ENGL 099, you must register for both. Linked courses have a T in the section number and are at the same day and time. Example Engl&101 .77T at 8:00am, matches with Engl 099 .77T at 8:00am

ENGL&101 5.0

can be used to meet Electives requirement

Primarily for liberal arts majors. Designed to enhance mathematics literacy. Instructors choose college-level topics centered around a theme such as Environmental Math, History of Math, or General Topics in Math. Fulfills QSR requirement for AA degree. Minimum 2.0 required to meet Intermediate Algebra proficiency and QSR. Prereq: MATH 098, MATH 095 or placement test. Section 70 online fee, read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcome-letter Find your instructor's email at: http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory

MATH&107 5.0

can be used to meet Electives requirement

Introduction to the scientific study of human behavior, including learning and thinking, development, perception, motivation, emotion, personality and individual differences, social and abnormal behavior, and research methods. PREREQ: placement into ENGL& 101. Section 70 online fee, section 77 hybrid fee, contact instructor and read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcome-letter Find your instructor's email at: http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory

PSYC&100 5.0

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can be used to meet Electives requirement

5.0

View List of Approved Courses

can be used to meet Electives requirement

5.0

Please see Advising for list of approved courses

25.0
  • Manage learning environments.
  • Develop outcomes, assessments, and curricula.
  • Develop and review programs.
  • Provide student instruction.
  • Provide support and guidance to students.
  • Perform administrative functions.
  • Create and maintain a professional environment.
  • Promote the program and recruit students.
  • Learn and adapt new technologies.
  • Perform management functions.

All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.

Full Time

Quarter 1
  • Credits :11.0
  • Resident Student Cost : $1,157.18
  • Non-Resident Student Cost : $1,303.85
  • International Student Cost : $2,943.13
  • Resident BAS Student Cost : $2,161.88
  • Non-Resident BAS Student Cost : $2,308.55
  • International BAS Student Cost : $6,156.85
Quarter 2
  • Credits :9.0
  • Resident Student Cost : $992.34
  • Non-Resident Student Cost : $1,123.65
  • International Student Cost : $2,593.17
  • Resident BAS Student Cost : $1,935.99
  • Non-Resident BAS Student Cost : $2,067.30
  • International BAS Student Cost : $5,530.77
Quarter 3
  • Credits :9.0
  • Resident Student Cost : $992.34
  • Non-Resident Student Cost : $1,123.65
  • International Student Cost : $2,593.17
  • Resident BAS Student Cost : $1,935.99
  • Non-Resident BAS Student Cost : $2,067.30
  • International BAS Student Cost : $5,530.77
Quarter 4
  • Credits :7.0
  • Resident Student Cost : $771.82
  • Non-Resident Student Cost : $873.95
  • International Student Cost : $2,016.91
  • Resident BAS Student Cost : $1,505.77
  • Non-Resident BAS Student Cost : $1,607.90
  • International BAS Student Cost : $4,301.71
Quarter 5
  • Credits :6.0
  • Resident Student Cost : $661.56
  • Non-Resident Student Cost : $749.10
  • International Student Cost : $1,728.78
  • Resident BAS Student Cost : $1,290.66
  • Non-Resident BAS Student Cost : $1,378.20
  • International BAS Student Cost : $3,687.18

Part Time

Hours may vary based on specific program requirements.

Worker Friendly

This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Online
  • Coursework is generally completed over the internet, within a quarterly timeframe, contact with instructor via email. Some courses may require limited on-campus visits.

Coursework

Course Course ID Credits Availability

Provides an overview of established training principles and practices for aspiring instructors or trainers. A variety of instructional methods will be focused on, including: lecture, discussion, demonstration, and small group work. Different learning options will be addressed, including: Prior learning assessment (PLA), competency-based, project-based, and apprenticeship. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 301 3.0

This course presents models and processes for curriculum design appropriate to the adult setting. Content includes: scope and sequence, competency-based models, syllabus development, writing course objectives, and creating assignments. Program planning, technical advisory boards, industry standards, and accreditation standards will be discussed. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 302 3.0

This course is designed to help students develop a management plan for instructional materials and supplies. Emphasis is on shop, laboratory, and classroom safety practices. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 310 3.0

This course covers how to identify, evaluate, and implement new and emerging technologies relevant to instruction. A variety of applications will be covered to include in student-created curriculum. The focus will be on current curriculum development practices. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 311 3.0

Provides an overview of best practices for creating online content, teaching online, and student management of online courses. Students will learn through practice and will begin to create an online course using the Canvas LMS. This course is intended for Professional Technical instructors who would like to teach online. PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of PTE 311 with a 2.5 or higher. Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 313 3.0

This course will require students to document prior work experience by developing a portfolio and will culminate in receiving Workforce Experience Practicum credit. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 314 3.0

Credits earned will be based on the successful completion of the Professional Portfolio course (PTE 314). Students must have demonstrated 2 or more years of relevant work experience in their area of interest. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 315 10.0

This course introduces students to adult learning theory, learning styles, learning processes, learning development, and student motivation. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 345 5.0

This course will evaluate student completion theories and develop the skills necessary to respond to student needs including scheduling and holding office hours, providing multiple modes of communication, and understanding professional obligations in regard to student contact. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 401 3.0

Students will learn how to design and develop evaluation processes to be integrated into classroom learning. Course content will include prior learning assessment, formative assessment, summative assessment, and will be linked to learning outcomes. Accreditation standards and processes will be addressed. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 402 3.0

An introduction to how legal implications from local, state, and federal sources guide professional practice. Evaluate social, economic, and political issues that influence professional ethics and practice. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 420 3.0

This course will examine cultural competence in the classroom and the effects of globalism in the educational setting. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 460 3.0

Learn all aspects of program management and leadership, including student recruitment. Covers program budgets, staffing, facilities, and scheduling. Develop a recruiting plan for a current program or intended area of instruction. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 468 3.0

Students completing this course will have a professional development plan per WAC 131-16-92 and attain an Initial Washington State Professional Technical Teacher Certification (Additional requirements for certification include CPR and First Aid). Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 489 1.0

The 10 internships credits are taken over course of four quarters, beginning in second quarter of study
Quarter 2 - 1 credit
Quarter 3 - 1 credits
Quarter 4 - 3 credits
Quarter 5 - 5 credits

The Teaching Internship provides students with the opportunity to observe, reflect, and practice teaching adult learners in a technical, post-secondary environment. Each student will find a technical teaching placement in their field of interest and work with an adult educator (site supervisor) to develop and deliver relevant curriculum. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 490 10.0

This project-based course will be offered during the student's last quarter of study and will draw on all previous classes and internship experiences. Prerequisite: Current enrollment in Professional Technical Teacher Education BAS program or instructor permission.

PTE 495 3.0
Course Course ID Credits Availability

Covers the process of getting started with confidence: topic selection and research: preparation and delivery of informative, persuasive, special occasion, and other forms of presentations. Prereq: Placement into ENGL& 101. Section 77 hybrid fee, email instructor and read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcome-letter Find your instructor's email at: http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory

CMST&220 5.0

Continuation of the composition sequence with further instruction in the writing process, concentrating on critical reading and writing techniques needed for the preparation and completion of documented essays. Section 70 & 77 have fees, contact instructor and read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcome-letter Find your instructor's email at http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory Prereq: ENGL&101

ENGL&102 5.0
5.0
10.0

credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this requirement

10.0

see Advising for list of approved courses

5.0

credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this requirement

20.0
Course Course ID Credits Availability

credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this course

English 101 is a college-level course that emphasizes academic writing and major strategies of reading and writing analytically. Writing assignments focus on engaging with and responding to a variety of texts. Instruction encourages students to develop, through revision and reflection, as readers, writers, and critical thinkers. Prereq: Students must earn at least a 3.0 in ENGL 098 for placement into ENGL&101. Online courses: Online fee; email instructor and read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcomeletter Find your instructors' email at http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory Some sections of ENGL&101 are linked to ENGL 099, you must register for both. Linked courses have a T in the section number and are at the same day and time. Example Engl&101 .77T at 8:00am, matches with Engl 099 .77T at 8:00am

ENGL&101 5.0

credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this course

Primarily for liberal arts majors. Designed to enhance mathematics literacy. Instructors choose college-level topics centered around a theme such as Environmental Math, History of Math, or General Topics in Math. Fulfills QSR requirement for AA degree. Minimum 2.0 required to meet Intermediate Algebra proficiency and QSR. Prereq: MATH 098, MATH 095 or placement test. Section 70 online fee, read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcome-letter Find your instructor's email at: http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory

MATH&107 5.0

credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this course

Introduction to the scientific study of human behavior, including learning and thinking, development, perception, motivation, emotion, personality and individual differences, social and abnormal behavior, and research methods. PREREQ: placement into ENGL& 101. Section 70 online fee, section 77 hybrid fee, contact instructor and read http://sites.southseattle.edu/online/welcome-letter Find your instructor's email at: http://www.seattlecolleges.com/directory

PSYC&100 5.0

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credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this course

5.0

View List of Approved Courses

credits from AAS-T degree can be used to fulfill this course

5.0

see Advising for list of approved courses

33.0