2018-2019 Academic Catalogs

Business Education

University Teacher Education Policies

Refer to Teacher Education Policies pages for details regarding Teacher Education at Minot State. These pages will explain the admission, retention, and exit requirements of the program for business majors in teacher education.

Business Education Program Mission

A Bachelor of Science in Education Business graduate reflects knowledge of the business education curriculum and is certified/licensed to teach business subjects in grades 7-12. The BSEd-Business graduate is a reflective decision maker who applies skills of critical thinking, analysis and creativity in developing, delivering and assessing the business curriculum.

Business Education Program Goals and Outcomes

Goal Outcome
Completes all course and program requirements which result in professional educator licensure and completes coursework required for career & technical certification.Maintains a cumulative grade point average of 2.75, required by the Minot State Teacher Education Unit.
Joins Phi Beta Lambda.
Completes a minimum of one online course.
Applies knowledge through a variety of performance assessments.
Plans, organizes and manages a business education program that shall include: business and office technology, computer information systems, workplace skills and career opportunities, and advising a business student organization.Arranges activities fostering the development of skills such as appropriate communication, human relations, and teamwork skills.
Designs a comprehensive business education program for the school setting.
Compiles a plan of activities for a business education student organization in accordance with the organization’s handbook.
Constructs a program administration plan that could include inventories of equipment, records of maintenance and a departmental budget.
Investigates a broad range of business and business related subjects.Demonstrates knowledge of general business subjects such as economic systems, business organizations, legal/ethical implications and entrepreneurship, including global and technological aspects.
Demonstrates knowledge of business subjects such as accounting, computer and information systems, business communications, and current technology applications.
Prepares himself/herself to teach computer technology and keyboarding at the middle level and elementary level.Arranges keyboarding activities with the elementary classroom teacher that will enhance the language arts curriculum.
Constructs lessons that deliver content appropriate to various grade levels.
Studies the methods of teaching business education, the philosophy of career and technical education and coordinating techniques (workplace opportunities).Demonstrates techniques in lab settings.
Demonstrates strategies for overseeing student use of technology.
Adapts the business curriculum for special needs students.
Utilizes various teaching resources to develop and update lesson plans.
Develops a realization of the world for vocational education from its beginnings to the present time; includes pertinent legislation.
Develops strategies for designing curriculum for business education.
Develops strategies for implementing work place opportunities for high school students.

Goals adapted from North Dakota Program Approval Standards for Business Teacher Education and National Association for Business Teacher Education.

Department Teacher Education Requirements

In addition to university-wide teacher education policies, students enrolled in a degree program in business teacher education will complete the basic core and required courses. Students must be members of the MSU chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), and must retain membership in PBL through their student teaching experience. During course work, at least one course must be taken in the online environment.

North Dakota career and technical education certification requirements are listed at http://www.nd.gov/cte/teacher-cert/.

The status of students admitted to Business Teacher Education is reviewed each semester.