B.S. Technology and Science Education

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Degree Type Bachelor of Science
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UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science in Technology and Science Education degree provides teaching certification in technology education, as well as certification in biology, chemistry or physics. Graduates of this program are versatile educators and highly-sought as the STEM fields continue to grow. As a technology and science teacher you will create learning experiences that make these subjects meaningful for your students.

Program Highlights

  • Select a concentration in biology, chemistry or physics
  • Enjoy multiple teaching field experiences
  • Gain certification to teach junior high, middle school and high school
  • Learn in a hands-on environment

UW-Stout is the only university or college in the state of Wisconsin that provides a Bachelor of Science degree that combines both Technology and Science Education.

To fulfill the requirements of the program, you'll complete general education, technology, science and education courses. You'll also complete required teaching courses specifically in technology and science education. Pre-student teaching experiences in both middle and high school classrooms, as well as a semester-long student teaching experience, will be required.

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Upon completion of the Technology and Science Education program, you'll be able to:

  • Create learning experiences that make technology and science meaningful for students
  • Provide learning opportunities that support students' intellectual, social and personal development in the context of technology and science education.
  • Design instruction based on sound knowledge of technology and science, related disciplines, students and the community.
  • Encourage your students' development of critical thinking, problem solving and performance skills to prepare for life in a technologically and scientifically sophisticated society.
  • Develop instructional opportunities adapted to diverse learners, including those with disabilities and exceptionalities.
  • Cultivate professional relationships with colleagues, parents and agencies in the community to support student learning.

The program curriculum was developed by faculty members from both the Applied Science program and the School of Education. The courses for the technology teaching major certification – and for the science teaching certification majors and minors – are aligned to the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards and approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

There are no other colleges/universities in the state of Wisconsin that offer a collaborative interdisciplinary degree in Technology and Science Education.

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TSE Advisory Board

2018 TSE Advisory Board

  • Barb Bauer, Program Director
  • Bruce Barnes, University Student Teacher Supervisor
  • Barb Bauer, CEHHS/SOE
  • Craig Cegielski, Technology Education Teacher, Eleva/Strum Schools
  • Tracy DeRusha, CEHHS/SOE
  • Nick Gilles, Technology Education Teacher, Middle and High Schools, Spring Valley
  • Paul Girolamo, Proposal/Service Engineer, Paperchine, Rockton, IL
  • Alan Gomez, Chief Academic Officer, STEM Academy
  • Dale Hanson, Career and Technical Ed Director, Appleton School District
  • Carl Harder, Grafton Schools
  • Brian Hefty, Chippewa Falls High School
  • Steve Jennings, Holman High School
  • Jerome Johnson, CSTEM/Engineering and Technology
  • Brett Kindred, Consultant, WI Department of Public Instruction
  • Mike Lindstrom, SciMathMN Frameworks Project Director
  • Kevin Mason, CEHHS/SOE
  • Brian McAlister, CEHHS/SOE Director
  • Carol Mooney, MS CTE Program Director, UW-Stout SOE
  • Tamara Moore, STEM Professional, University of Minnesota
  • Greg Slupe, STEM/Engineering and Technology
  • Damon Smith, Technology Education Teacher, North High School, Eau Claire
  • Jeff Sullivan, Technology Education Teacher, Menomonie Middle School
  • Eric Waldoch, Anoka, MN School District
Admissions Requirements

New Freshmen

  • There are no additional requirements for new freshmen.

Transfer Students

  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher from the last institution attended.

Students who meet this requirement will be admitted to the university as a Pre-Education major. Subsequent acceptance into a teacher education major and enrollment in professional education coursework will require successful completion of Benchmark I requirements. Additional information can be found at the School of Education website.


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