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Business Education - Basic Business Core Emphasis, Minor

Requirements

This minor provides students or teachers who have an Educator License in the State of Utah with the coursework necessary to obtain a Business Education Basic Core endorsement. This endorsement enables recipients to teach Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Communication, Business Law, Business Management, Business Math, Economic, Entrepreneurship, General Financial Literacy, and Leadership Principles.

Total Program Credits: 24

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Minimum ACT scores.
  2. GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  3. A CAPP written exam.
  4. An interview directed by the Secondary Teacher Education Selection and Retention Committee.
  5. Must be accepted into a Secondary Education major program
Discipline Core Requirements: 3 Credits
    BMED 4200 Methods of Teaching Business/Marketing/Digital Technology  3
  or  BMED 4300 Methods of Teaching Computer Science (3)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 3 Credits
Emphasis Requirements: 21 Credits
    ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
    LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
    FIN 1060 Personal Finance 3
  or FIN 3100 Principles of Finance (3)  
    ECON 1010 Economics as a Social Science 3
  or ECON 2020 Principles of Economics II (3) 3
    MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
    MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 3
    MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Overall grade point average 2.75 or above with no grade lower than a B- in all discipline and specialty core courses.
  2. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.

Notes:

Students must pass a criminal background check at the beginning of the junior year.

Participation in Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) or Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX) is recommended for one semester.

Students will teach at least one computer technology course during the student teaching experience.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours

BMED 4200 or

BMED 4300

Methods of Teaching Business/Marketing/Digital Technology or

Methods of Teaching Computer Science  

3

FIN 1060 or

FIN 3100

Personal Finance or

Principles of Finance

3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours

ECON 1010 or

ECON 2020

Economics as a Social Science or

Principles of Economics II

3

MKTG 220G

Written Business Communication WE

3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
  Semester total: 3
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
  Semester total: 3
  Degree total: 24

Department

Information Systems and Technology

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