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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Education, Teaching Licensure, B.S.


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Department of Marketing   
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Vince Smith, program coordinator
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Business Education majors receive preparation for teaching business subjects in junior and senior high schools, technology centers, and community  colleges. The Business Education major who is licensed to teach will have a minor in Secondary Education, and will be licensed to teach all business courses as outlined under the section below titled Teacher Licensure Requirements. Students may also qualify to teach marketing education and select information technology courses.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Business Education, Teaching Licensure, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • MATH 1630 or 1810 (Math)
  • ECON 2410 (Soc/Beh Sci and core course)

College of Business Core (30 hours)


The Business Core  for Business Education Majors requires 30 hours with a 2.000 GPA. ECON 2410 is required in the Core and will also satisfy 3 hours of the Social/Behavioral Sciences area of General Education.

Secondary Education Minor (24 hours)


See Secondary Education Minor  for further information.

Elective (1 hour)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Business Education, Teacher Licensure


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 27 Hours


NOTE:


*A 2.25 GPA is required in these courses for admission to the Jones College of Business.
§Admission required

Teacher Licensure Requirements


Business Education


Business Education majors will be licensed to teach all courses in the business and business technology areas. Students must take specialty Praxis exams required for each endorsement area.

Business/Business Technology


By completing the Business Education major as outlined, candidates are automatically eligible to be licensed to teach the following courses: Accounting I, Accounting II, Advanced Computer Applications, Advertising and Public Relations, American Business Legal Systems, Banking and Finance, Business Communications, Business Economics, Business Management, Computer Applications, Computer Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Financial Planning,  Hospitality and Tourism Exploration, Hospitality Management, Introduction to Business and Marketing, Marketing and Management I, Marketing and Management II, Personal Finance, Retail Operations, and Virtual Enterprise International. Business education majors may add a separate endorsement in Marketing Education by completing the appropriate Marketing Praxis examination. This Business Education major also includes six hours of programming courses to assist you in qualifying to teach a variety of Information Technology courses.

Marketing Certification


Business Education majors can be licensed to teach marketing education by completing the marketing education Praxis examination.

NOTE:


Licensure requirements are subject to change by action of the State Board of Education; those graduating should consult a business education advisor. Students should consult their advisors before registering for secondary education courses.

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