2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 05/08/2024 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 05/08/2024

Business Education, B.S.

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Departmental Requirements

The Business Education major requires 41 credits of general education, 39.5 credits of foundation knowledge and major subject requirements, and 42-43 credits of Teacher Certification Requirements.


The objectives of the Business Education Program are to:

  1. Provide students with the skills to create, analyze, revise and implement curricula to prepare learners for a dynamic and rapidly changing world and to assess learner progress.
  2. Provide students with the skills to build relationships with various publics to produce a vibrant, holistic learning environment.
  3. Provide students with a solid foundation in general education, business content areas, and professional studies.
  4. Provide students with an understanding of the need to grow continuously as a professional.
  5. Provide students with the skills to enter graduate school and conduct research.

Career Opportunities

A degree in Business Education will allow students to pursue career opportunities in 5-12 schools, higher education, business, government, consulting, training, and with not-for-profit organizations. The program also prepares students to be admitted into advanced degree programs.

Required Courses

General Education Requirements

All students are expected to complete a common body of academic course work. The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student’s choice of a major concentration. MATH 099  does not meet the General Education Requirement and does not apply toward graduation requirements.

Curriculum Area I - Arts and Humanities: Credits 9

Select two courses from any of the courses within Disciplines A - D, and ENGL 203 from Discipline E:

Curriculum Area II - Social and Behavioral Sciences: Credits 12

Students must complete:

Curriculum Area IV – Mathematics: Credits 3

Curriculum Area V - English Composition: Credits 9

Curriculum Area VI - Emerging Issues: Credit 1

Total Required for General Education: Credits 41

1Students must pass ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with grade of “C” or above before taking ENGL 203 .

2Honors students should take honors courses.

Curriculum Guide for Business Education


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