Apr 22, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career and Technology Studies


Career and Technology Studies (CTS) is an Alberta Education program consisting of numerous one credit courses within five clusters:

  1. Business, Administration, Finance, and IT (BIT);
  2. Health, Recreation, and Human Sciences (HRH);
  3. Media, Design, and Communication Arts (MDC);
  4. Natural Resources (NAT); and
  5. Trades, Manufacturing, and Transportation (TMT).

Each cluster is a pathway. Specialized and credentialed pathways are available to Alberta’s senior high students.

In the CTS curriculum area, there are 10 majors and 10 minors. Students cannot enrol in both a major and a minor in CTS.

The 10 majors and minors are:

  1. CTS: Business, Administration, Finance (BIT)
  2. CTS: Computing Science (BIT)
  3. CTS: Health (HRH)
  4. CTS: Recreation (HRH)
  5. CTS: Human Sciences (HRH)
    Note: Previously known as Human Ecology: Community Health, Fashion Studies and Foods
  6. CTS: Media (MDC)
  7. CTS: Design (MDC)
  8. CTS: Communication Arts (MDC)
  9. CTS: Natural Resources (NAT)
  10. CTS: Trades, Manufacturing and Transportation (TMT)

CTS Majors (★36):


See Education Chart 1 : CTS Major programs for course requirements.

Students must take EDSE 317  during the IPT*, which is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

Students must take EDSE 417  and EDSE 451  during the APT**, which are normally offered in the Winter Term only.

Note:


For students granted up to ★30 advanced standing (e.g., provincial and federal journey certification or two-year diploma) refer to Education Chart 1  Requirements for Major Teaching Subject in the Secondary Education Route for required courses. Contact the Department of Secondary Education for more information.

CTS Minors (★18):


See Education Chart 2 : CTS Minor programs for course requirements.

Students must take EDSE 318 . It is normally offered in the Fall Term only.

CTS BEd After Degree:


See § of the University of Alberta Calendar

Note:


BSc in Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees: See BSc in Human Ecology  and BSc in Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees  and BSc in Human Ecology/BEd (Secondary) Combined Degrees [Education]  of the University of Alberta Calendar.