Aug 23, 2019  
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Business Education Teaching Major


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Students desiring to prepare for a career in teaching business subjects in grades 5–12 may complete a business education major program offered by the College of Business in cooperation with the Bower-Suhrheinrich College of Education and Human Services. The business education major is accredited by the Indiana Professional Standards Board and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, www.ncate.org. As a business teacher educator, graduates will be able to teach the following subjects:

  • Accounting I and II
  • Advanced Business, College Credit
  • Business and Management Higher Level, International Baccalaureate
  • Business and Management Standard Level, International Baccalaureate
  • Business and Personal Law
  • Business, College Prep
  • Business Foundations
  • Business Management
  • Business Mathematics
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Applications Advanced
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science A. Advanced Placement
  • Computer Science Higher Level, International Baccalaureate
  • Computer Science Standard Level, International Baccalaureate
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Digital Communications Tools
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Economics
  • International Business
  • Keyboarding Document
  • Marketing I
  • Personal Financial Responsibility
  • Technical/Business Communications
  • Web Design

In addition to completion of the course requirements for the business teacher concentration, all students must

  • comply with the procedures and regulations of the Bower-Suhrheinrich College of Education and Human Services related to admission;
  • take and pass all three sections of the PRAXIS I as either a freshman or first-semester sophomore;
  • complete 55 credit hours by the end of their sophomore year or the first semester of their junior year;
  • have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 overall and a GPA of 2.75 within the College of Business;
  • Pass the PRAXIS II – Business Education (10100) test during the senior year; and
  • participate in student teaching. (See the Bower-Suhrheinrich College of Education and Human Services section of the bulletin for further information.)

University Core Requirements for All Business Education Majors (50 hours)

All students must complete a minimum of 50 credit hours in the University Core Curriculum program. Students enrolled in the business education certification program must work closely with the assigned faculty advisor when selecting required courses to ensure meeting admission requirements of the Bower-Suhrheinrich College of Education and Human Services.

Professional Education Courses Required for All Business Education Majors (24 hours)

which includes student teaching hours

See the Bower-Suhrheinrich College of Education and Human Services section of the Bulletin for listing of required professional education courses.

NOTE: Administrative Systems/Business Education ASBE 397 - Methods of Teaching Business Education , three hours, and ASBE 393 - Methods of Teaching Computer Courses , three hours, must be completed; these courses are offered every other semester. Students must consult with the coordinator of the Business Education Program in order to determine when they must take these courses.

Core Requirements for All Business Majors (31 hours)


The following required core courses provide breadth in a college education for business and a foundation for specialization in a major:

Note(s):


(1) Required of marketing majors

(2) Required of accounting and professional services, business administration, business education, computer information systems, finance, and management majors

Business Education Major Concentration Requirements (15 hours)


(plus 31 hours in Business Core)

*See Business Education Advisor

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