Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Education
Many states require public schools to provide personal finance and other business-related courses, and both public and private schools want teachers with strong ethics and excellent skills to teach this curriculum. Evangel’s Business Education major provides excellent entry-level teachers with a Christian worldview who are prepared to teach business and economics in middle and secondary schools or in vocational education programs. Evangel’s curriculum meets the Missouri Department of Education’s certification standards and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The Business Education major is a comprehensive major (78 credit hours) designed to provide excellent entry-level public and private school teachers with a Christian worldview who are prepared to teach business and economics in middle and secondary schools or in vocational education programs. Business Education majors take courses in both the Business and Education departments, completing 42 credits of business courses and 36 credits of professional education courses, including 12 credits of student teaching.
Students in this major will complete the business core courses in accounting, word processing, business communications, economics, management, law, finance, marketing, and international business. They must also be proficient in computer technology by taking an internet/web/and networking course as well as another computer applications elective. Students also take 36 credits of professional education courses that meet the standards of the Missouri Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Students must also take one biological and one physical science course to meet the general education requirements.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Educational Psychology||The critical examination of theories of learning and their application to the classroom. Considers the effects that developmental stages, individual differences, motivation, personality, and attitudinal systems have on the learning and educational experience of children and adolescents.|
|Techniques/Strategies in Classroom Management||Overview of classroom management with practical ideas for creating a positive climate and dealing with classroom discipline problems. Attention to learning how to cope with everyday crisis situations in the classroom. Also studies current classroom and school-wide management programs.|
|Internet/Web/Networking||Exploration of current networking technology, especially related to Internet and Intranet design. Development of basic Web design skills making use of HTML and other Web design languages and techniques.|
|Financial Accounting||An introduction to the basic principles of accounting. Covers the analysis and recording of business transactions, controlling accounts, journalizing, posting, adjusting entries, closing entries, statement preparation, partnerships and corporations, and accounting for taxes, costs, and branches.|
|Business Communications||A study of objectives, methods, and forms of communication in business. A review of written and non-written forms of communication, including effective use of the English language.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Dr. Susan Langston is always eager to learn something new, and this love for learning allows her to sharpen those around her. Dr. Langston came to teach at Evangel in the fall of 2012, bringing more than 20 years of public school teaching experience to the Education Department. Before coming to Evangel, she worked as [...]read more
Prior to joining the Evangel University faculty in 2001, Bernie Dana served as the executive vice president of Vetter Health Services, Inc. (VHS) based in Omaha, Nebraska. He was also the corporate secretary and member of the board of directors of Vetter Holding, Inc., its 33 subsidiary corporations, and The Vetter Foundation, a charitable organization [...]read more
- Secondary school teacher
- Middle school teacher
- Vocational technology teacher
- Corporate trainer
|GPA||Achieve a 2.7 or above cumulative grade point average.|
|Admittance to Program||Application for provisional admittance to teacher education is made in EDUC 219-Foundations of Education. This class is prerequisite to all teacher certification courses unless an equivalent course has been transferred from another college. Applications for admittance are available in the Department of Education office.|
|Recommendations||Satisfactory recommendations from all university supervisors of practica.|
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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