Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure
Offered By: Colangelo College of Business
Teach Business Entrepreneurship to Future Executives
With the Colangelo College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education, you can inspire future executives to attain business success and entrepreneurial innovation. This undergraduate business education degree, offered in conjunction with the College of Education, affords you the skill and credentialing to teach business and economics courses in junior high and high school settings. Our regionally accredited and Arizona State Board of Education-approved curriculum aligns with professional teaching and associated national content standards, preparing you to pursue initial teacher licensure.
Offered in a small dynamic learning environment, the bachelor of business education program combines your core coursework with integral components of a business education, including economics, accounting and finance, principles of marketing and ethical and legal issues in business. Practicums and student teaching throughout your program provide the perfect chance to apply concepts, theories and research under the advisement of experienced practitioners.
Programs leading to teacher certification may require practicum hours, state exams, student teaching and an institutional recommendation from Grand Canyon University.
Explore Innovation in Business and Education
Coursework in the bachelor of business education highlights past and current advances in adolescent education and offers strategies to help you engage students. This program reviews curriculum development, classroom management, cultural diversity, English as a second language, methods of teaching technology in education and educational psychology, all to prepare you for a new role in teaching. Assignments, practicum and field experiences in addition to a final semester of student teaching offer the perfect opportunity to apply knowledge in a real-life classroom.
What You Will Learn
Receive a Comprehensive Business Education Curriculum
In this business education degree program, teacher candidates study topics such as:
- Microeconomic topics, macroeconomic topics and international economics topics
- Educational psychology and adolescent development in cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional and physical areas
- Classroom engagement and management
- Educating students with diverse needs
- English as a second language and structured English immersion
- Prescriptive reading and assessment
- Curriculum, assessment and methods for teaching the content areas of English language arts, math, science, health, social studies and the arts
Become an Outstanding Educator
As a graduate of the business education degree online program, you can pursue a career as a middle school instructor, high school business teacher, education consultant or adolescent program director. Potential workplaces include public, private and alternative middle and/or high schools, social service agencies and nonprofit organizations.
Join Grand Canyon University’s vibrant and growing campus community, with daytime classes designed for traditional students. Immerse yourself in a full undergraduate experience, complete with curriculum designed within the context of our Christian worldview. New modern classrooms, suite-style residence halls, popular dining options, resort-style swimming pools and a focus on creating a dynamic student life make GCU a top choice for high school graduates and transfer students. Exciting events, well-known guest speakers and Division I athletics round out the traditional student experience. Our welcoming campus community is the perfect place to find your purpose.
Pursue a next-generation education with an online degree from Grand Canyon University. Earn your degree with convenience and flexibility with online courses that let you study anytime, anywhere. GCU offers the most experienced leadership in delivering online degree programs. Full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Designed with the career-oriented professional in mind, our online classes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Choose from programs across our distinct colleges, in high-demand employment areas. Classes begin frequently.
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Last updated September 22, 2017