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2016-17 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-17 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Education, Teaching Licensure, B.S.

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Department of Marketing   
Robert Blair, program coordinator

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.

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 (27 hours)

All students must complete the College of Business Core .

Secondary Education Minor (24 hours)

See Secondary Education Minor  for further information.

Auxiliary Course (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.


Subtotal: 32 Hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours

Subtotal: 28 Hours


*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, one is automatically licensed to teach the following courses: Accounting I and II; Administrative Management Systems; American Business/Legal Systems; Automated Accounting; Business Economics; Computer Productivity Applications; Database Design/Management; Desktop Publishing; Document Creation Design; Electronic Commerce/Web Page Design; Financial Planning; Information Management Systems; Interactive Multimedia Design; International Business/Marketing; Internet Navigation Communication Systems; Keyboarding; Keyboarding Applications; Management; Networking Essentials; Personal Computing; Principles of Business; Programming; Programming Applications; Spreadsheet Applications.

Marketing Certification

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


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

Students who have not had keyboarding in secondary school must take BCED 1310 .

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