This bachelor of sciences teaching major satisfies the endorsement for business and marketing education teaching for career and technical education. It is designed for students who are seeking teaching careers in business and marketing education at the secondary grade levels (7-12). The coursework provides experiences in the business and marketing education content areas and instructional pedagogy including field experiences that are designed to prepare teacher certification and content endorsement. Students in the business and marketing education major must be admitted to the Teacher Certification Program and complete the Professional Education Program sequence coursework as part of the Teacher Certification Program.
Program Requirements and Pre-admission Requirements
Students wishing to obtain a teaching certificate in business and marketing education will:
Complete the business and marketing career and technical education teaching major
Successfully complete CTE 310 before being fully admitted to the major
Have a university-level cumulative GPA of at least 2.3 for full admission to this major and a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA in the major to exit the program and to graduate from CWU with teacher certification
Earn a minimum grade of C in each course counted toward fulfilling major requirements
Apply, be accepted into, and complete the Teacher Certification Program
Student teach in a CTE -approved program
Hold a valid first aid card with CPR
Complete 2,000 hours of paid work experience in the last six years
Provide documentation of occupational safety
Required to take the Professional Education Program for 50 credits.