Bachelor of Science

Career and Technical Studies

This program is offered on weekends and uses instructional techniques suited to adult learners including experiential "real world" instruction and offers personalized academic advising. It also offers networking opportunities and accelerated programming. Although the program is offered through the College of Continuing Education, its academic home is in the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, School Psychology and Deaf Studies in the Sacramento State College of Education. It is approved by the California State University Chancellor's Office and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Career Options

Students are encouraged to find the career path that is the best fit for them. Past CTS graduates have followed their paths to become: 

  • teachers in regional occupation programs, private post-secondary institutions, community colleges, correctional facilities and adult schools
  • trainers and facilitators in public or private industry
  • school and career counselors
  • human resource recruiters and placement personnel
  • mediators or labor relations specialists
  • educational administrators
  • school-to-work coordinators
  • learning specialists
  • administrators, managers and supervisors in public or private industry
  • small business owners and entrepreneurs
  • consultants in business, industry and education

Program Requirements

Units required for Major: 39
Minimum units required for CTS: 120

Program Resources

Learn how to apply.
Required Courses
Catalog with detailed program requirements.

Learning Outcomes

The CTS program provides students with:

  • academic credibility
  • professional status
  • pay scale mobility
  • enhancement of job training skills
  • the opportunity to teach and train others about their life's work
  • a stepping stone into a graduate program
  • a bachelor's degree for entry into multiple subjects (elementary) teaching credential program

Jackie Jang
Phone: (916) 278-4813 |