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Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Education, B.S.E.

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This program is designed to prepare students for the teaching profession in the area of 7-12 business education. Students are educated in the use of computers in the school and business as well as the fundamentals of accounting, economics, and business management. All DSU teacher education graduates complete a K-12 Educational Technology Endorsement Program.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take ECON 201 , INED 211  and MATH 102  or a course requiring MATH 102 as a prerequisite as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Institutional Graduation Requirement (11 Credits)

Majors must take EPSY 210  as part of the Institutional Graduation Requirements.


Students should complete professional education coursework (see below) concurrently with general education and content major coursework.

Professional Education Courses (30 Credits)

All Professional Education Courses must be completed with a “C” or better.

1 No grade less than a “C” and must be completed prior to admission to Teacher Education.

2 Requires field experience.

Electives (4 credits)

Yearlong Residency / Student Teaching

Teacher candidates complete a yearlong residency / student teaching capstone experience during the final two semesters prior to graduation.  Placements are made in districts with which the College of Education has a formal partnership and whose personnel are trained in the co-teaching model.  Out-of-area placements are not granted for the yearlong residency / student teaching experience.  Requirements for licensure vary from one state to another. If you are interested in professional licensure, please check with the appropriate licensing body in the state where you intend to practice.  The US Department of Education link will help you learn more about certification in your state.

Students planning to obtain certification and teach outside of South Dakota are encouraged to take

Minor/Endorsement Programs

(Minors leading to South Dakota certification)

See Education Endorsement Programs  in College of Education section for a list of all available minor/endorsement programs for K-12 and Secondary Education majors.

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