Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Business Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses 

Business Education Major Courses

Select one of the following options:

Option One – Approved Education Minor Required

Option Two – Additional Courses Required (No Minor Required)

Professional Secondary Education

Degree available in Bismarck

Student Learning Outcomes

The undergraduate program in Business Education will enable students to:

  1. Display a comprehensive knowledge of Business Education subject areas appropriate for the secondary school level (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  2. Express knowledge of learning theory through planning, teaching, and interaction with Business Education students (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  3. Enhance the learning environment by incorporating the use of technological equipment into the Business Education classroom (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  4. Develop knowledge of economic systems, business organizations, legal/ethical implications, and entrepreneurship, including global and technological aspects (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  5. Develop a comprehensive business education curriculum, elementary/secondary keyboarding curriculum, including a statement of purpose, a scope and sequence of skills, necessary resources and methods of instruction and assessing students (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  6. Communicate accurately and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with students, colleagues, and parents/ community members (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  7. Organize a comprehensive instructing program through effective planning and effectively instruct students as indicated in the corresponding lesson plan (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  8. Develop and utilize various evaluative strategies and instruments for determining student achievement and instructional efficacy (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  9. Provide a Business Education instruction program that accommodates the special needs of each student (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  10. Exhibit attitudes, actions, and behaviors indicative of a professional educator (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  11. Exhibit a desire for professional growth and improvement of performance in the Business Education classroom (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)
  12. Demonstrate a valuing of student diversity in backgrounds, interest, experiences, and abilities (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  13. Make professional decisions using a reflective approach (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, and VI.)

Requirements

The following are required as part of general education

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

Students planning to teach economics in North Dakota must also take ECON 202 – Principles of Macroeconomics [three credits] for a total of six credits of economics.

Business Education Major Courses Secondary Education

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

ACCT 315Business Law I

3

BADM 336Management and Leadership

3

BOTE 147Word Processing and Presentation Software

3

BOTE 152Keyboarding II

3

BOTE 210Business Communication

3

BOTE 218Desktop Publishing

3

BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications

3

BOTE 275Administrative Office Procedures

3

CSCI 200Database Software Applications

3

ENTR 366Entrepreneurship

3

MRKT 301Principles of Marketing

3

SEED 490BMethods in Business Education

3

Total Credit Hours:42

Select one of the following options:

Option 1

Complete a minor that is approved for teaching

24

Option 2

Complete the following courses (No minor required):

BADM 364Electronic Commerce and Social Networking

3

BOTE 411Philosophy of Career & Technical Education

3

BOTE 412Coordination of Cooperative Work Experience Programs

3

CSCI 181Web Management

3

CSCI 221Computer Networks

3

Total Credit Hours:15