Business with Certification at the Secondary Level - 124 Hours

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required Courses from General Education:

  • MA105 Statistics (3) (Any student whose ACT Math subscore is below 20 must pass MA101/MA102 before taking MA105.)
  • Physical Science with a laboratory (4)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (22-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

 9 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): Must take EC201 Macroeconomics (3) and EC202 Microeconomics (3).

3 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Science: Biological Science w/ lab (4)

4 hours

BA Foreign Language (a single language)

BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.

  • Must include BU225 Computer Applications in Business (3) and ED122 Education Technology (2).

6-8 hours

Business Major (39 Hours): Business Common Core (21 hours) + Business Education (18 hours)

Business Common Core (21 Hours)

Business Education Requirements (18 Hours)

AC201    Principles of Accounting I (3)

AC202    Principles of Accounting II (3)

BU110    Introduction to Business (3)

BU341    Business Law Contracts (3)

BU480    Major Readings (Capstone) (3)

MG354   Principles of Management (3)

MK330   Marketing (3)

BU225    Computer Applications in Business (3) [students may need CS121 (1)]— if not taken as part of Tier Two above

BU228    Electronic Commerce (3)

BU342    Business Law Commercial (3)

CS214    Web Page Design (3)

300-level Elective from AC, BU, or EC (3)

MG370   Information Systems (3)

Professional Education Course Requirements (34-36 Hours)

ED101    Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102    Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED122    Education Technology (2) [if not taken in Tier Two]

ED340    Implementing Business Education Programs (3)

ED370BU  The Teaching of Bus. Education in H.S. (3)

ED453    General Methods Teaching (Capstone) (2)

ED454    Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)

ED462    Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)

ED471    Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

PY210    Educational Psychology (3)

PY223    Developmental Psychology (3)

PY342    Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)

PY343    Practicum for PY342 (1)

One (1) year or two thousand (2,000) hours of approved occupational experience or appropriate internship is required. The approval is determined by the nature of employment in a business occupation.

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)