Jun 23, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Business Education Teaching Major, B.A./B.S.

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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 Romain College of Business in cooperation with the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education. 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 Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education 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 Romain College of Business;
  • Pass the PRAXIS II – Business Education (10100) test during the senior year; and
  • participate in student teaching. (See the Department of Teacher Education section of the bulletin for further information.)

Teaching Major Grade & GPA Requirement

Students completing a teaching major must earn at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, a 2.75 major GPA, and a grade of C or better in all courses applied toward degree requirements.

Romain College of Business Degree Requirements

Students seeking a bachelor’s degree with a major from the Romain College of Business must satisfy all business degree requirements and University Core Curriculum requirements  listed in the Romain College of Business section of the bulletin.

Business Core 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:


(1) Required of marketing majors

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

Secondary Education Licensure minor

Students seeking a teaching major that leads to licensure as a secondary school teacher (grades 5-12) are required to complete the Secondary Education Licensure Minor .

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