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Bachelor of Science in Business Education Concentration in Business Teacher Licensure

Did you have a teacher who made an impact in your life? With a concentration in business teacher licensure you can be the inspiration for today's youth and tomorrow's business leaders when you are licensed to teach business classes in middle school and high school. The business teacher licensure program at FHSU includes a double major in Secondary Education. Upon graduation you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Education with a Concentration in Business Teacher Licensure as well as a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education.

Possible Careers: Marketing Teacher, Computer Teacher, Curriculum Developer, Coach, or DECA, FBLA, BPA Advisor

To graduate with a degree in Business Education with a concentration in Business Teacher Licensure, you must complete the following:
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Major Core - 33 Hours

BCOM 301 Business Communication
GBUS 204 Business Law I
INF 250 Introduction to Web Development
LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts
MGT 101 Introduction to Business
MGT 301 Management Principles
MIS 304 Management Information Systems
MKT 301 Marketing Principles

Software Applications - Choose 1

BCOM 300 Spreadsheet Applications
BCOM 310 Database Applications
BCOM 350 Business Communication Applications

Business Related Electives- Choose 1

MKT 403 Retail Management
MKT 601 Consumer Behavior
MKT 609 Strategic Electronic Marketing
FIN 305 Managerial Finance
MGT 475 Business, Society and Ethics
MGT 602 Production Operations Management
MGT 611 Human Resource Management

Related Electives- Choose 1

BCOM 201 Intro to Corporate Communication
COMM 128 Media and Society
COMM 345 Visual and Creative Design
COMM 348 Intro to Public Relations & Advertising

Business Teacher Licensure Concentration - 16 Hours

ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II
BUED 277 Early Field Exp: Business Education (1 Credit Hour)
BUED 422 Teaching Accounting and Info Systems
BUED 423 Curriculum and Instruction in Business
BUED 613 Organization and Administration of Career and Technical Education

Secondary Education Major (31 Hours)

TECS 301 Introduction to Instructional Technology
TEEL 202 Foundations of Education
TEEL 231 Human Growth & Development
TEEL 431 Educational Psychology
TESP 302 Educating Exceptional Students
TESS 494 The Secondary School Experience (4 Credit Hours)
TESS 496 Student Teaching (12 Credit Hours)

General Education Cognates

ECON 202 Principles of Economics: Macro
FIN 205 Theory and Practice of Personal Finance
IDS 350 Diversity in the U.S.
MATH 250 Elements of Statistics

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