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Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies

Business & Marketing Teacher Preparation

This bachelor of sciences teaching major satisfies the endorsement for business and marketing education teaching for career and technical education. It is designed for students who are seeking teaching careers in business and marketing education at the secondary grade levels (7-12). The coursework provides experiences in the business and marketing education content areas and instructional pedagogy including field experiences that are designed to prepare teacher certification and content endorsement. Students in the business and marketing education major must be admitted to the Teacher Certification Program and complete the Professional Education Program sequence coursework as part of the Teacher Certification Program.

Program Requirements and Pre-admission Requirements
Students wishing to obtain a teaching certificate in business and marketing education will:

  • Complete the business and marketing career and technical education teaching major
  • Successfully complete CTE 310 before being fully admitted to the major
  • Have a university-level cumulative GPA of at least 2.3 for full admission to this major and a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA in the major to exit the program and to graduate from CWU with teacher certification
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course counted toward fulfilling major requirements
  • Apply, be accepted into, and complete the Teacher Certification Program
  • Student teach in a CTE -approved program
  • Hold a valid first aid card with CPR
  • Required to take the Professional Education Program for 50 credits.

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