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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Business Education - BS


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  • For more information about Business Education, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BCIS 1010: Computer Literacy   3     BUSN 1091: Business Presentations   3    
BUSN 3710: Orientation to Business Education   2     BUSN 2050: Business Law   4    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)    3   C+ minimum ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)    3    
MATH 3-4   MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)    4    
Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3   Breadth Life Science (BLS) course   3 C minimum
Comments

Must have 3.0 GPA to be admitted to STEP program

Comments

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 2010: Financial Accounting Principles   3     BUSN 2201: Marketing Concepts   3    
BCIS 1405: Word Processing    3     ECN 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3   C minimum
BCIS 1300: Website Design   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
BUSN 2200: Business Communications  3     PSY 1010: General Psychology (BSS)  OR SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology (BSS)   3  OR 3    
MIS 2100: Principles of Management Information Systems   3     Breadth Physical Science (BPS) Course   3 C minimum
BCIS 1200: Introduction to Operating Systems   2     Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course    3 Choose any
Comments

Take Speech/Hearing Screening
Pass Writing Exam (offered first 5 weeks of semester only)

Comments

Pass Writing Exam (offered first 5 weeks of semester only)
Background Check

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BCIS 2441: Graphics for the Web   3     SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3    
BUSN 1021: Personal Finance   3     BCIS 1340: Digital Video Production   3    
SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2     BUSN 2390: Organizational Behavior (HR)   3    
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) Course   2-3   BUSN 3150: Methods for Business Education   3    
ITLS 5500: Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education  or  TEAL 5500: Innovative Integration of Technology in Teaching    3     BUSN 3300: Clinical Experience I in Business Education   1    
Quantitative Intensive (QI) Course   3   SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management   3    
Comments

Background Check
Submit Application to STEP (by Oct. 1)

Comments

Apply for graduation
Register for Level II
Take PRAXIS

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BCIS 2420: Database I (Access)   2     BUSN 5500: Business Education Secondary Curriculum Seminar    2    
BCIS 2430: Desktop Publishing   2     BUSN 5630: Business Education Student Teaching   10    
BUSN 4150: Methods of Business and Marketing   3          
BUSN 4300: Clinical Experience II Business Education   1          
SCED 4210: Assessment and Curriculum Design  or BUSN 4210: Cognition and Evaluation of Student Learning in Career and Technical Education   3  or 3           
SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3          
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) Course   3        
Comments

Apply for Student Teaching

Comments

 

It is very important for each student to meet with the advisor to build a successful plan based on individual needs. The advisor for this program is Misty Balls, who can be contacted by email at misty.balls@usu.edu or telephone at 435-797-7091.

 

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