Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Education; Business & Finance
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Business Education Bachelor's Degree Program

The curriculum in Business Education is designed to prepare students to be effective secondary classroom teachers capable of meeting the needs of all students, including those with special needs and from varied backgrounds.

A student completing the Business Education program at the University of Mary is eligible for licensure to teach in grades 7-12 in North Dakota. Meeting the requirements for licensure in other states is the responsibility of each student.  

Courses required for Business Education major:   

EDU 200 or 202; 295, 301, 310, 320, 365, 367, 378, 401, 421, 423, 445

Business Communications and Technology Application Courses: ACC 101, 102; BUS 200, 215, 311, 420; COM 414, CIS 106, ECN 203, 204 Plus two CIS or ITM courses

Additional required courses: COM 110, ENG 121, MAT 103 or higher, PSY 205, and a Lab Science.

Please review the requirements for Middle School Endorsement if that option is intended. Students must also complete ALU 499, Senior Competencies Assessment, an exam to be taken during their last semester of study.

Program Advisors: Dr. Kevin Fishbeck

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Gary Tharaldson School of Business


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