Workforce Education and Development

Effective May 2015

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at https://advising.psu.edu/entrance-major-requirements

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
EDUC 100S: First-Year Seminar in EducationNotes for: EDUC 100S (FYS)

EDUC 100S (FYS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030: Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Humanities SelectionNotes for: Humanities Selection (GH)

Humanities Selection (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: Mathematics Selection (GQ)

Mathematics Selection (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 101: Early Field Experience in Teaching Vocational Industrial Education/Health Occupations Education SubjectsNotes for: WF ED 101

WF ED 101

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115 (US)

EDTHP 115 (US)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: Mathematics Selection (GQ)

Mathematics Selection (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C:Occupational and Professional CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Literature SelectionNotes for: Literature Selection (GH)

Literature Selection (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 001: Education for Work: Trends and IssuesNotes for: WF ED 001

WF ED 001

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 105: Integrated Curriculum ImplementationNotes for: WF ED 105

WF ED 105

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C: Occupational and Professional Competence Notes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 441: Conceptual and Legal Bases for Cooperative Vocational EducationNotes for: WF ED 441

WF ED 441

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
EDPSY 014: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 207W: Assessment Techniques Notes for: WF ED 207W

WF ED 207W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 442: Operating Cooperative Vocational Education ProgramsNotes for: WF ED 442

WF ED 442

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C: Occupational and Professional CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Social and Behavioral Science SelectionNotes for: Social and Behavioral Science Selection (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science Selection (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting ElectiveNotes for: Supporting Elective

Supporting Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ECON 102: Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy Notes for: ECON 102 (GS)

ECON 102 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104: Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104 (GS)

ECON 104 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 106: Program and Facilities ManagementNotes for: WF ED 106

WF ED 106

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 323: Vocational Student OrganizationsNotes for: WF ED 323

WF ED 323

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C: Occupational and Professional CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202A: Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A (GWS)

ENGL 202A (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B: Effective Writing: Writing in the HumanitiesNotes for: ENGL 202B (GWS)

ENGL 202B (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 413: Vocational Education for Special-Needs LearnersNotes for: WF ED 413

WF ED 413

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 445: Vocational GuidanceNotes for: WF ED 445

WF ED 445

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C: Occupational and Professional CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection (GN)

Science Selection (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting ElectiveNotes for: Supporting Elective

Supporting Elective

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C: Occupational and Professional CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
S T S 245: Globalization, Technology, and EthicsNotes for: S T S 245 (IL) (GS)

S T S 245 (IL) (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or INSYS 100: World Technologies and LearningNotes for: INSYS 100 (IL) (GS)

INSYS 100 (IL) (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 450: Cultural Diversity in the WorkplaceNotes for: WF ED 450 (IL) (US)

WF ED 450 (IL) (US)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting ElectiveNotes for: Supporting Elective

Supporting Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 155

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
WF ED 495C: Student TeachingNotes for: WF ED 495C

WF ED 495C

No Additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
10
WF ED 395A: Trade and Industrial Occupational ExperienceNotes for: WF ED 395A

WF ED 395A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395B: Occupational Resources CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395B

WF ED 395B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or WF ED 395C: Occupational and Professional CompetenceNotes for: WF ED 395C

WF ED 395C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2
Total credits 12

Additional Notes

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • Must complete at least 3 cr. of United States (US) and 3 cr. of International Cultures (IL).
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • ETM notes a course is required for entrance to major/certification program.
  • Summer study could reduce some of the credit loads above.
  • Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
  • Academic Advising Notes: The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum.   Please be sure to also use the curriculum checksheets and degree audits, as well as consult with an adviser about appropriate scheduling sequences, clearances for field experiences and Testing requirements. Advisers also can assist students in identifying coursework offered at Penn State in the SUMMER.

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 015 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
ENGL 030 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
CAS 100A (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
WF ED 495C
No Additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.