This bachelor of science 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 Secondary Education Major Program 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:
have a university-level cumulative GPA of at least 2.3 or be a first-year or transfer student without an established CWU GPA for full admission to this major;
complete the business and marketing career and technical education teaching major;
earn a minimum grade of C in each course counted toward fulfilling major requirements and a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA in the major to exit the program and to graduate from CWU with teacher certification;
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; and
provide documentation of occupational safety.
Required to take the Secondary Education Program for 51-55 credits.