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Business and Marketing Education Program and Plan 2 CTE Certification Course Descriptions

BUED 302 Business Communication (4)

Prerequisite: junior standing.

Emphasis is placed on functional writing. This course develops skills and techniques in writing business letters, office communications and business reports.

BUED 376 Multimedia Document Design (5)

Learn concepts in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access to create and design formal and technical documents such as reports, letters, charts, spreadsheets, and databases. Students prepare for and take the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams in Word and Excel and, if desired, PowerPoint and Access. The course uses problem solving and critical thinking methods of learning without the use of texts in three of the applications.

Prerequisite: MISC 311

BUED 399 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

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

Prerequisites: EDUC 341, ACCT 252 or 351, MKTG 310.

Materials, methods and techniques of teaching basic business subjects, marketing and accounting.

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

Prerequisites: EDUC 341, MISC 311, 372, 376.

Materials, methods and techniques of teaching keyboarding and microcomputer applications.

BUED 499 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

 

CTED 300 Introduction to Plan 2 Career and Technical Education (4)

Prerequisite: acceptance into the CTE Plan 2 program.

This course is an introduction to the elements of Career and Technical Education (formerly "vocational") and, specifically, business/industry route certification (Plan 2). Required for Plan 2 students, this course also includes current components of education in Washington State and the nation and their implications for Career and Technical Education.

CTED 301 Philosophy of Vocational Education (4)  

Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of the instructor.

Study of the role of vocational education in the American education system at all levels including philosophy and purpose, state and federal legislative acts, alternative delivery systems and their components, certification standards and funding alternatives.

CTED 309 CTE Classroom Management (4)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the CTE Plan 2 program.
This course addresses instructional practices that provide inclusive learning environments to support diverse learners at the secondary (7 - 12) level. Candidates develop skills in identifying barriers to student success, selecting strategies that support learners while differentiating learning for student success, and incorporating strategies to assist students in becoming self-managers and accountable for their actions and learning.

CTED 341 CTE Secondary Strategies (4)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the CTE Plan 2 program.
Current national and state laws concerning industrial safety, nature and causes of accidents and the maintenance of a safe work environment.

CTED 399 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

CTED 470 Coordination Techniques (3)

Designed for instructors who plan to develop and use work-sites for internships and job placement, this course will enable students to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of state laws and rules that pertain to all types of high school work-site learning experiences.

CTED 474, Administration of Career and Technical Education (4)

Operational procedures for conducting work-site learning environments. Includes occupational analysis techniques, school-to-work partnerships and linking classroom learning to the workplace.

Prerequisite: CTED 301 or permission of the instructor.

CTED 499 Directed Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair, and college dean.

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