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Business Education (B.S.Ed.)

Department of Innovation, Technology and Supply Chain Management

Effective Fall 2016

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:

An English or American Literature course

BUSED.333 Business Communication and Report Writing

COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking

ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Macroeconomics

ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Microeconomics

ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economics Statistics

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

MATH.118 Matrix Algebra

MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus

PSYCH.101 General Psychology

SPECED.101 Introduction to Individuals with Exceptionalities

Business Administration Requirements

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

ACCT.221 Principles of Accounting I

ACCT.222 Principles of Accounting II

ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting

FINANCE.313 Corporate Finance

LAW.331 Law and Legal Environment

MGMT.244 Principles of Management

MKTG.310 Marketing Principles and Practice

BCIT Requirements

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

BUSED.101 Introduction to Business

ITM.302 Enhanced Business Applications

ITM.321 Information Technology Management

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:

BUSED.402 Instructional Strategies and Assessment

BUSED.403 BCIT Field Experience

BUSED.404 Professional Semester in BCIT

BUSED.406 Clinical Studies in BCIT

EDFOUND.291 Principles of Teaching

PROFSTUD.494 ELL Strategies & Methods

SPECED.275 Linking Assessment & Instruction

SPECED.358 Methods of Instruction for Exceptionalities

Choose one of the following two courses:

PSYCH.211 Child Psychology

PSYCH.212 Adolescent Psychology

Choose one of the following two courses:

EDFOUND.251 Psychological Foundations of Education

PSYCH.251 Psychological Foundations of Education

Choose one of the following two courses:

EDFOUND.406 Multicultural Education

BUSED.350 Valuing Diversity in Business

COB Professional Development Program:

ZIPD.101 – Functional Areas of Business

ZIPD.102 – Interconnectedness of Business

ZIPD.201 – Career Exploration

ZIPD.202 – Career Preparation

ZIPD.301 – Preparation for the Workforce

ZIPD.302 – Build your brand

ZIPD.401 – Networking & Job Search

ZIPD.402 – Career Transition

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.