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Bachelor of Arts in Education: Business & Marketing Education

The Business and Marketing Education (BME) degree program provides background in accounting, economics, business administration, entrepreneurship, and computer applications in addition to the professional education courses through the Education department. This major satisfies the endorsement for grades 4-12. In addition, the program includes all courses and competency requirements for career and technical education certification. For career and technical education certification, business/marketing majors are required to have 2,000 hours paid and related work experience within the last six years and an up-to-date Red Cross Card including CPR.

Students completing a Business and Marketing Education major will demonstrate teaching competence through the following five Learning Goals:

  • be able to apply and integrate the state's learning goals and essential academic learning requirements in program implementation and assessment and, in addition, be able to identify the diverse needs of students and implement programs and strategies that promote student competency and success;
  • be able to create and sustain safe learning environments that prepare diverse students for the workplace, advanced training and continued education;
  • model personal and professional attributes and leadership skills that reflect productive life and work roles as well as implement and maintain collaborative partnerships with students, colleagues, community, business, industry and families that maximize resources and promote student self-sufficiency;
  • demonstrate workplace competencies in keyboarding and digital input, information technology clusters, information systems management, information processing applications, technical communications, principles of entrepreneurship, business management, marketing, accounting & computation, economics & finance, international business and business law;
  • demonstrate teaching competence in all areas listed above in Learning Goal four, including career development, work-site coordination, integration of leadership development into the curriculum, and management of a student leadership organization (SLO) such as FBLA (future business leaders of America) or DECA (the marketing student association).

 

What will I study?

Business & Marketing Education (BME) Required Courses (72 credits)

ACCT 251 Principles of Financial Accounting (5)

ACCT 261 Business Law (4)

ACCT 351 Intermediate Accounting I (4)

BUED 302 Business Communication (4)

BUED 376 Multimedia Document Design (5)

BUED 475 Methods of Teaching Basic Business, Accounting, Business English, and Marketing (4)

BUED 476 Methods of Teaching Keyboarding and Microcomputer Applications (4)

CTED 301 Philosophy of Career & Technical Education (4)

CTED 474 Administration of Work-Site Learning (4)

DSCI 245 Data Analysis for Business (4)

ECON 200 Introduction to Microeconomics (5)

ECON 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics (5)

HUMR 328 Human Resource Management (4)

MGMT 422 Entrepreneurship (4)

MISC 311 Information Technology in Business (4)

MISC 372 Data Communications and Networking Fundamentals (4)

MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing (4)

Professional Education Requirements/Secondary Education:   43 credits

See the Department of Education for more information. Prerequisites may also apply.

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