May 22, 2019  
University Catalog 2013-2014 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) 
    
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Industrial and Technical Studies, M.A.


This program is designed to increase the effectiveness of industry professionals and industrial arts teachers in their professional service area by allowing specialization in two of three areas of interest, as follows:

  • Teaching: emphasizes advanced subject matter content.
  • Technical: emphasizes advanced subject matter preparation.
  • Supervision: emphasizes industrial supervision.

Admission to the Program

In addition to University requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must have a baccalaureate in a related field with combined course work and industrial experience acceptable to the department.

Requirements for the Degree (45 units)


A total of 45 units is required, with at least 23 in 500-level courses.

Areas of Interest (20–24 units)


Select two of the following areas and complete 10–12 units in each:

Teaching (10–12 units)


With adviser approval, complete TECH 506  (4 units), TECH 583  (4 units), and 2–4 units of technology or education courses to total 10–12 units.

Technical (10–12 units)


With adviser approval, complete 10–12 units in 400-level TECH courses; TECH 598  may be included for 3–6 units.

Supervision (10–12 units)


With adviser approval, complete TECH 486  (3 units), TECH 505  (4 units), and 3–5 units of technology, business, or education courses to total 10–12 units; may include second enrollment in TECH 486 .

Additional Electives


 (select 3–7 units in technology and related fields with adviser approval)

Thesis or Project (5 units)