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Business Education (B.S.Ed.)

Administered by Department of Business Education and Business Information Systems

Effective Fall 2009

General education courses

Included in 50 semester hours of general education requirements (five credits of which must be at the 300 level or higher), the following general education courses are required with a grade of C or better:

An English or American Literature course

20.101 Composition I

25.103 Public Speaking

40.121 Principles of Economics I

40.122 Principles of Economics II

40.256 Business and Economics Statistics

48.101 General Psychology

53.118 Matrix Algebra

53.123 Essentials of Calculus

70.101 Introduction to Individuals with Exceptionalities

90.333 Business Communication and Report Writing

Business Administration Requirements

The following courses are required with a grade of C or better (21 semester hours):

91.221 Principles of Accounting I

91.222 Principles of Accounting II

91.223 Managerial Accounting

93.244 Principles of Management

96.313 Corporate Finance

97.310 Marketing Principles and Practice

98.331 Law and Legal Environment

BCIT Requirements

The following courses are required with a grade of C or better (18 semester hours):

90.101 Introduction to Business

94.302 Enhanced Business Applications

94.321 Information Technology Management

Professional Education requirements

A total of 31 semester hours is required for a major in business education. The student must have completed the following courses with a grade of C or better to be considered for certification as a teacher of business subjects:

60.291 Principles of Teaching

70.275 Linking Assessment & Instruction

70.358 Methods of Instruction for Exceptionalities

79.494 ELL Strategies & Methods

90.402 Instructional Strategies and Assessment

90.403 BCIT Field Experience

90.404 Professional Semester in BCIT

90.406 Clinical Studies in BCIT

Choose one of the following two courses:

48.211 Child Psychology

48.212 Adolescent Psychology

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education

48.251 Psychological Foundations of Education

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.406 Multicultural Education

90.350 Valuing Diversity in Business

Certification - Upon completion of the curriculum, receipt of a recommendation from the university and successfully passing the PRAXIS Level I and II exams specified for business computer and information technology certification, students will be issued a K-12, Level I certificate by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.