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Technology and Engineering Education

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The Technology and Engineering Education program at Illinois State University is the largest in Illinois, and is recognized as one of the best in the nation.

Why Study Technology and Engineering Education?

The program emphasizes teaching an individual to teach high school and middle school students to develop and understand technical skills, apply knowledge of technical skills, and problem solving. The demand for the Technology and Engineering Education degree is high, and the program at Illinois State University has been successful in providing an excellent background for such majors.

Related Majors

Related Skills

  • Have strong work ethics and professional manners
  • Listen, interpret and communicate effectively
  • Good knowledge about new technology
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Works well in a team environment and individually
  • Integrate technology and engineering into the education program
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective writing capability
  • Creativity – using sounds, color, imagery and art

Related Fields

  • Engineering Technician
  • Production Supervisor
  • School Administrator
  • Secondary School Teacher

Career Advising

Name Office Email Phone
Renee Carrigan  110 Student Services Building  rdcarugl@ilstu.edu  (309) 438-5864 

Internship Coordinator

Name Office Email Phone
Cathy McKay  Turner Hall 215  camckay@ilstu.edu  (309) 438-2665 

Applying to Illinois State

Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!

Plans of Study and Progress Tracking

This information is based on requirements for the academic year(s) indicated. Students should consult the catalog year they were admitted under for their academic requirements.

Applying to Illinois State

Illinois State's preferred filing period for fall transfer students is September 1-January 15. For the spring semester, the preferred filing period is from April 1-August 1. You are encouraged to apply early in the preferred filing period for best consideration for admission into competitive majors. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!

Minimum GPA

2.50

Middle 50% GPA

2.72 - 3.32

Required Courses

None

Recommended Courses

  • Physics (PHY 105)
  • Finite Math (MAT 120)
  • Psychology (PSY 110)
  • Educational Psychology (PSY 215)
  • Technical Drawing (TEC 116)

Additional Information

It is strongly recommended that students meet the Basic Skills Requirement prior to enrollment. Visit the College of Education's website for details on acceptable ACT or SAT scores which can be used to meet this requirement.

Plans of Study and Progress Tracking

Academic Advising

Name Office Email Phone
Cathy McKay  Turner Hall 215  camckay@ilstu.edu  (309) 438-2665 

Middle 50% GPA

2.72 - 3.32

Plans of Study and Progress Tracking

Application Period

Applications always available.

Application Information

Current students can use the Apply to Your Program tool on My.IllinoisState.edu.

Academic Advising

Name Office Email Phone
Cathy McKay  Turner Hall 215  camckay@ilstu.edu  (309) 438-2665 
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