Bachelor of Arts in Education in Business & Marketing Education

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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 Depart of Education.

The BME major satisfies the endorsement for grades 5-12. In addition, the program includes all courses and competency requirements for career and technical education (CTE) certification. For career and technical education certification, BME majors are required to have 2,000 hours paid and related work experience within the last six years.

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Business and Marketing Education/Secondary Major or Add-on Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

For students/teachers who currently possess a Washington State Teaching Certificate.
The Business and Marketing Education (BME) add-on satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.

A Senior Capstone/Senior Thesis class is a university requirement for graduation. Please see your Department Chair for course options.

Notes:

  1. formal admission to the BAE program.
  2. completion of university competencies in writing and university proficiency in math required prior to taking lower division required courses.
  3. completion of university proficiency in writing required prior to taking upper division required courses.
  4. the above major takes more than 12 quarters at an average of 15 credits per quarter.
  5. in addition, career and technical education certification within business and marketing education includes a minimum of 2,000 hours of paid related work experience in business.
  6. a required Career and Technical Education (CTE) certification within Business and Marketing Education (BME) requires a minimum of 2,000 hours of paid related work experience in business.
  7. student teaching in business and marketing is required as well as the passage of the Washington Educator Skills Test Endorsement (WEST-E) State exam in business and marketing.

Grade requirements for graduation: a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major and a minimum GPA ≥2.5.

Secondary Education students must complete the required Secondary Education Core and the following courses.
Required Business and Marketing Education Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
ACCT 351INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I4
BUED 302BUSINESS COMMUNICATION4
BUED 425WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS USING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS5
BUED 470INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR TEACHERS4
BUED 475METHODOLOGIES USED IN BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS ENGLISH AND MARKETING4
BUED 476INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGIES USING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS4
CTED 300INTRODUCTION TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION3
CTED 301PHILOSOPHY OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION3
CTED 474ADMINISTRATION OF WORK-SITE EDUCATION4
DSCI 245BUSINESS STATISTICS 14
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS 5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS 5
ENTP 311ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR AND THINKING4
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
HUMR 328HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
Total Credits74

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