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Business Information Technology Ed.

 
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Educate students about the connections between technology and business. 

DEGREE:

Bachelor of Business Administration

DELIVERY:

Face-to-Face

LOCATION:

Morehead

TIME REQUIRED:

4 Years

Course Requirements

What You’ll Learn in the business and information technology education program

Increase skills and knowledge in the connections between business and technology. Receive instruction combining marketing, management information systems and web technologies with a curriculum from the Volgenau College of Education. 

What You Can Do with a business and information technology education degree

Our business information technology education program prepares you to pursue a career as a business technology teacher in public and private schools. 

What makes morehead state's program different

This program is designed for students seeking certification to teach business, computer and marketing courses in Grades 5-12 in Kentucky. By completing this program, students earn the Kentucky Business and Marketing Education teacher certification.

Admission to the business and information technology education program

Follow the standard undergraduate application process.

TEP Admission Requirements

Students seeking teacher certification must apply for and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program (TEP). Additionally, to enroll in the clinical practice and meet state certification requirements, students must maintain a GPA of 2.75 overall (in all course work) and in professional education courses, with no grade lower than a "C" in professional education courses.

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) require admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Program Requirements

  1. Admission to MSU with an assigned academic advisor.
  2. Pursuance of program completion leading to teacher certification.
  3. Completion of at least 30 credit hours.
  4. Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale; or a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the last thirty (30) credit hours. All college courses attempted must be a part of the applicant's MSU transcript. Transcripts must reflect all transfer coursework completed to date. All transfer courses, as well as MSU credit, are used in calculating the GPA.
  5. Completion of the following five core courses with grades of “C” or better:
    1. ENG 100 – Writing I
    2. Mathematics General Education Requirement, as required by program
    3. COMS 108 – Fundamentals of Speech Communication
    4. EDF 207 – Foundations of Education (CTE and Agriculture Teaching candidates may substitute CTE 207) or UTCH 100 (MSUTeach programs)
    5. EDF 211 – Human Growth and development (IECE candidates may substitute EDEC 253) or UTCH 150 (MSUTeach programs)

Testing Requirements

TEP candidates must obtain the following scores on the ACT exam:

  • Composite score of 22 or the corresponding minimum scores: Reading (20), English (18), and mathematics (19),

OR, the following scores on the Praxis I Core Skills for Educators exam:

  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined 5752 Computer OR
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics 5733 Computer (Minimum score 150) and
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading 5713 Computer (Minimum score 156) and
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing 5723 Computer (Minimum score 162)

An applicant may use a combination of ACT and Praxis I minimum scores to meet testing requirements. If an applicant is within five points of one or more of the corresponding minimum scores of the Praxis I assessments, the candidate may be admitted if the candidate has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. For information about the Praxis exams and to register for the test, please visit the Praxis website at www.ets.org/praxis.

Contact

School of Business Administration

212 Combs Building
Morehead, KY 40351

EMAIL: cbt@moreheadstate.edu
PHONE: 606-783-2090