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Business Education (B.S.Ed.) (Fall 2008)

Administered by Department of Business Education and Business Information Systems

Effective Fall, 2008

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

General education courses

Included in 50 semester hours of general education requirements (five credits of which must be at the 300 level or higher), the following general education courses are required with a grade of C or better:

20.101 Composition I

90.333 Business Communications

An English or American Literature course

25.103 Public Speaking

40.121 Principles of Economics I

40.122 Principles of Economics II

40.256 Business and Economics Statistics

48.101 General Psychology

70.101 Introduction to the Exceptional Individual

53.118 Matrix Algebra

53.123 Essentials of Calculus

Business Administration Requirements

The following courses are required with a grade of C or better (21 semester hours):

91.221 Principles of Accounting I

91.222 Principles of Accounting II

91.223 Managerial Accounting

93.244 Principles of Management

96.313 Corporate Finance

97.310 Marketing Principles and Practice

98.331 Law and Legal Environment

BCIT Requirements

The following courses are required with a grade of C or better (18 semester hours):

90.101 Introduction to Business

94.321 Principles of Business Information Systems

94.302 End User Solutions Development

94.330 Telecommunications (Spring only)

94.340 Networking Design and Administration (Spring only) or 94.405 Training and Development (Spring only)

Professional Education requirements

A total of 31 semester hours is required for a major in business education. The student must have completed the following courses with a grade of C or better to be considered for certification as a teacher of business subjects:

Choose one of the following two courses:

48.211 Child Psychology
48.212 Adolescent Psychology

60.291 Principles of Teaching

90.402 Instructional Strategies and Assessment

90.403 BCIT Field Experience

90.404 Professional Semester in BCIT

90.406 Clinical Studies in BCIT

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education
48.251 Psychological Foundations of Education

Choose one of the following three courses:

60.393 Social Foundations of Education
60.406 Multicultural Education
90.350 Valuing Diversity in Business

Certification - Upon completion of the curriculum, receipt of a recommendation from the university and successfully passing the PRAXIS Level I and II exams specified for business computer and information technology certification, students will be issued a K-12, Level I certificate by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.