Business Education

The Bachelor of Science degree program in business education prepares students to be licensed to teach business courses in middle and high school. The undergraduate program in business education is designed to prepare students to be teachers who specialize in teaching business, marketing, and computer studies. Business content, professional education, and general education coursework is offered so students can meet the state requirements for teacher licensure.

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For degree requirements in a PDF form, Business Teacher Licensure

Degree Requirements

Business Core:

  • ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I (3 Credit Hours
  • ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II (3 Credit Hours)
  • GBUS 204 Business Law I (3 Credit Hours)
  • BCOM 301 Business Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • MGT 301 Management Principles (3 Credit Hours)
  • MKT 301 Marketing Principles (3 Credit Hours)
  • MIS 304 Management Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • MGT 403 Business Society and Ethics (3 Credit Hours)
  • BCOM 682 Office Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • Choose 1 Course

  • BCOM 250 Word Processing Applications (3 Credit Hours)
  • BCOM 300 Spreadsheet Applications (3 Credit Hours)
  • BCOM 310 Database Applications (3 Credit Hours)
  • BCOM 350 Advanced Word Processing Applications (3 Credit Hours)

Major Core:

  • BUED 277 Early Field Experience (1 Credit Hours)
  • BUED 422 Curriculum & Methods in Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • BUED 423 Instructional Strategies in Business (3 Credit Hours)
  • BUED 611 Principles & Philosophy of Career and Technical Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • BUED 677 Internship in Business Education I (3 Credit Hours)
  • Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Professional Studies:

Required before admission to Teacher Education

  • TEEL 202 Foundation of Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • TEEL 231 Human Growth and Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 290 Intro to Instructional Tech (3 Credit Hours)
  • Admission to Teacher Education before enrolling

  • TEEL 431 Educational Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • TESS 494 The Secondary School Experience (4 Credit Hours)
  • TESS 496 Directed Teaching Secondary (12 Credit Hours)
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