Business and Marketing Education, B.S.

About the Program

The B.S. degree program in business and marketing education leads to initial certification to teach business and marketing subjects in New York State.
In this teaching field, applicants for a teaching certificate must also have an equivalent of one year of occupation-related work experience, which they may obtain through the field experience courses as part of the business electives.

Admission Requirements

No freshmen are accepted directly into the major. Students seeking admittance into the business and marketing education major must provide evidence of successfully completing BUS 312, BUS 324W, and BUS 301W, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Successful completion is defined as achieving a minimum grade of C.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 39–66 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Business 36 cr

BUS 300 International Business
BUS 312 Financial Accounting
BUS 313 Managerial Accounting
BUS 320 Principles of Marketing
BUS 324W Business Communications
BUS 325 Human Resource Management
BUS 334 Business Law I
BUS 350 Current Practices in Business Computing
BUS 360W Principles of Management
BUS 430 Strategic Management
Two 300-level or higher BUS electives selected by advisement.

Total Required Credit Hours in Professional Education 33 cr

BME301W/CTE 301 Principles of Business/Marketing and Technology Education
BME302/CTE 302 Curriculum and Evaluation in Business/Marketing and Technology Education
BME 303 Instructional Strategies in Business/Marketing Education
BME 411/CTE 404 Applied Teaching Methods in Business/Marketing Education
BME 415 Student Teaching (6)
BME 416 Student Teaching (6)
EDF 303 Educational Psychology
EDU 416 Teaching Reading in Secondary Schools
EXE 100/CTE 421 Nature and Needs of Individuals with Special Needs

All College Electives 0–12 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

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